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Application for registration in the Register of Cinematographic and Audio-visual Companies

What is this for: The registration of persons or legal entities holding companies established in Spain to which apply any of the measures provided for in Law 55/2007 of 28 December, for them to carry out activities of production, distribution, exhibition and related activities in the cinematographic and audio-visual sector.

Initiating the process: ex officio and by request of the interested party.

When to apply: no specific time requirement.

Where to apply: On the State Secretariat for Culture website, at the General Registry of this Ministry, at those places indicated in article 16.4 of Law 39/2015 of 1 October, on the Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations or in the competent bodies of the Autonomous Communities.

Who decides: The Directorate General of the Institute of Cinematography and Audio-visual Arts (ICAA) or the competent body of the Autonomous Community. The registration of a company in the Register of Companies that exists in an Autonomous Community, is enough to register in the ICAA without need for the interested party to apply for a new registration.

How long does it take:

  • Registration request by the interested party: 15 days.
  • Ex officio registration:
    • Due to the launch of a legal procedure: the period will be the same as that established for the resolution of the procedure.
    • Cinemas: 1 month from the presentation of the communication prior to the start of the activity.Salto de línea

Appeals: Applicant can appeal directly to the Ministry and also through the Courts.

Regulations:

  • Law 55/2007 BOE of 28 December on Cinema (BOE 29-12-2007).
  • Royal Decree 1084/2015 BOEof 4 December by which is developed Law 55/2007 of 28 December on Cinema (BOE 05-12-2015).
  • Order ECD/2796/2015 BOE of 18 December by which are established the regulations on aid set out in Chapter III of Law 55/2007 of 28 December on Cinema, and in which is determined the structure of the Administrative Register of Cinematographic and Audio-visual Companies (BOE 23-12-2015).

Documentation to present:

If the applicant is a legal entity:

  • Official application form
  • Authorisation for ICAA to obtain proof of listing in the Register of Businesses, Professionals and Withholders.
  • In the case of having no express permission: Proof of said document.
  • If a commercial name, brand or sign is used, accreditation of its inscription conforming to the regulations governing industrial property.
  • Photocopy of fiscal identity card.
  • Photocopy of the deed of incorporation and registration in the corresponding public registry or, if applicable, certification issued by the holder of the public registry in which it is registered.
  • Documentation proving the representation and capacity with which his legal representative acts.

If the applicant is a physical person:

  • Official application form
  • Authorisation for ICAA to obtain proof of listing in the Register of Businesses, Professionals & Withholders.
  • In the case that no express permission is granted: Proof of said document.
  • If a commercial name, brand or sign is used, accreditation of its inscription conforming to the regulations governing industrial property.
  • Authorisation for personal information to be consulted by the instructing body by means of Identity Data Verification System
  • In the case that no express permission is granted: Photocopy of National Identity Document (DNI) or Spanish Foreign Residents Document or equivalent.

Instructions and forms:

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