Commons:Freedom of panorama/table

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See Commons:FOP for a good starting point.

Freedom of panorama laws (by country)
Country Commercial use Buildings 3D artwork 2D artwork Text Public interiors
Albania No No No No No No
Algeria Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes[1]
Argentina Yes Yes No No No  ?
Armenia Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  ?
Australia Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Austria Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Belgium Yes Yes Yes Yes No  ?
Brazil Yes Yes Yes Yes No  ?
Bulgaria No No No No No No
Canada Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
China Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Czech Republic Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  ?[2]
Denmark Yes Yes No No No Yes
Finland Yes Yes No No No Yes
France No No No No No No
Georgia No No No No No No
Germany Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Hungary Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
India Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Israel Yes Yes Yes Yes No  ?
Italy No No No No No No
Japan Yes Yes No No No  ?
Mexico  ?[3] Yes Yes Yes  ?[4] Yes[5]
New Zealand Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Norway Yes Yes No No No Yes
Poland Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  ?
Portugal Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  ?[6]
Spain Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  ?
Sweden Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes[7]
Switzerland Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  ?
Russia Yes Yes No No No  ?
United Kingdom Yes Yes Yes Some[8] No Yes
United States Yes Yes No No No Yes
Notes
  1. With the exception of museums and art galleries.
  2. Limited to veřejná prostranství (public spaces), the listed examples do not include interiors but they are not excluded explicitly.
  3. The Mexican law only mentions that artists don't receive payment and doesn't explain if use for commercial purposes is possible. It is supposed that it's possible.
  4. The Mexican law doesn't have a position on this use.
  5. Due to the Mexican law not mentioning what public means, it's supposed that it's also possible.
  6. Limited to locais públicos (public locations) which is not defined.
  7. Does not include artworks.
  8. "Works of artistic craftsmanship" are OK, "graphic works" are not.


The following countries have no freedom of panorama (or freedom of panorama limited to non-commercial uses only):
Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, DR Congo, Costa Rica, Estonia, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Georgia, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, Zambia