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Temporary media accreditation to EU institutions

Temporary media staff and trainees can apply for a 6-month inter-institutional accreditation. It is valid for the European Commission, Council and Parliament.

How to apply

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Temporary accreditation can be granted for a maximum of 6 months to temporary staff or trainees of currently accredited media organisations.

The following documents must be attached with each application:

  1. For EU nationals: identity card or passport from a Member State of the European Union. For non-EU nationals: passport from country of origin
  2. A recent letter on headed paper or equivalent, signed by the editor-in-chief or director of the media organisation indicating your position and the duration of your stay in Brussels


Media accreditation office

Hours: 09:30 - 13:00

Phone number: +32 2 295 43 85


14 DECEMBER 2015
Conditions for temporary media accreditation
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30 JANUARY 2020
Privacy Statement governing European Commission media accreditation
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19 AUGUST 2016
Code of conduct for journalists on European Commission premises
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