Request to Use Court Photographs, Videos or Webcasts


Photographs, Videos or Webcasts

To request permission to use a photograph found on the Supreme Court of Canada’s Website or a video recording or webcast of a hearing of the Court for personal, commercial or educational purposes, please fill out and submit the electronic form.

Conditions for use

Commercial use is subject to certain restrictions. The use of official photographs or videos of the Court in dramatic productions or fictional films will not be authorized.

If the request is granted, a letter of agreement setting out the conditions for use of the photograph or video will be sent to the signatory of the agreement.


As set out in Schedule A to the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, fees of $35 are applicable per audio and video recordings.

Methods of Payment

  • Credit Card
  • Cheque or Money Order

Please do not provide your credit card number or send a cheque or money order until a Communications Services staff member contacts you with the payment details. Payment must be received before the recordings can be delivered or transmitted to you. Any cheque or money order must be made payable to the “Receiver General for Canada” and sent, together with the acknowledgment of receipt confirming your request, to:

Supreme Court of Canada
Communications Services
301 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0J1

Additional Information

For further information, please contact us either by email at or by telephone at 613-996-7642.

1. Requester
2. Signatory of the agreement

Complete only if the signatory is not the requester.

3. Photograph, video or webcast requested
Format of photograph (select at least one)



4. How the photograph, video or webcast will be used
If the photograph, video or webcast is to be used for reproduction, publication or broadcast purpose, please indicate the ultimate medium


Footnote 1

Fees of $35 are applicable.

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