Staten Island Ferry Advertising & Permits

Advertising on the Ferry

If you're interested in advertising on the Staten Island Ferry or at the St. George or Whitehall Terminals please contact Ferry Ads, 718-351-2557 or visit for rate cards and more details.

Filming or Distributing Literature on the Ferry or in Terminals

Permits are required to distribute literature in the terminals or for film or photo shoots in the terminals or on the ferry. The applications for these permits are online. Application processing takes three (3) to five (5) business days. Apply for a permit to film or photograph on the ferry or in the terminals Apply for a permit to distribute literature in the terminals

Musical performances in the Staten Island Ferry terminals are reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis by NYC DOT in conjunction with the MTA Music Under New York (MUNY) Program. Performance activities are not allowed on ferry boats. Learn more about musicians enlivening the ferry terminals through Music Under New York program