Media Accreditation

Media accreditation for the 2023-2024 time period


Dear editors-in-chief of the media and heads of correspondent offices,

The Department of Information and Public Communication of the Office of the President of the Republic of Kosovo will accredit the media representatives who follow the activities of the President for the 2023-2024 time period

Accreditation aims at the best possible cooperation with the media and the creation of the best possible conditions for the work of journalists who follow the activities of the President of the country.

The daily, weekly, monthly or annual accreditation process is based on Administrative Instruction (SOP) No. 02/2021 for the Accreditation of Media Representatives at the Presidency.

Additional information:

· Newspapers and news agencies can accredit three journalists and two photojournalists;
· TV stations three journalists and three cameramen;
· Radio stations two journalists;
· News portals two journalists and a photojournalist/cameraman;
· Correspondence offices of foreign media: can accredit two journalists (for TV station one cameraman as well);
· Foreign media applications will be evaluated in accordance with their requirements.

Application

Article 4

The right to apply for accreditation 

All media, domestic and foreign, as well as freelance media workers, have the right to apply for accreditation, according to the rules and procedures set out in this administrative instruction.

Article 5

Application for media accreditation

Accreditation is performed based on the request of the media institution where the accredited persons are employed.
2. Application for accreditation:
2.1. Is submitted in writing;
2.2. addresses the Department;
2.3. Contains a brief description of the media and the names of the persons seeking
Accreditation;
2.4. contains media contacts;
2.5. Presented by the individual authorized by the media;
2.6. Is submitted:
 i. directly to the Presidency;
ii. By mail, or
iii. Electronically;
2.7. Can be submitted during the whole year;
2.8. Can be withdrawn at any time.
3. The request for media accreditation can be made in accordance with Annex 1: The request form for media accreditation, of this administrative instruction.

Article 6

Application for accreditation of a freelance media worker

1. Accreditation is performed at the request of the freelance media employee.
2. Application for accreditation:
2.1. Is submitted in writing;
2.2. addresses the Department;
2.3. contains the contacts of the freelance media employee;
2.4. Is submitted;
ii. Directly to the Presidency;
ii. By mail, or
iii. Electronically.
2.5. Can be submitted during the whole year;
2.6. Can be withdrawn at any time.
3. The request for freelance media employee accreditation can be made in accordance with Annex 2: Application form for accreditation of a freelance media employee, of this administrative instruction.

Article 7

Accreditation documentation

1. The media institution attaches the following documents to the application for accreditation:
1.1. Registration certificate;
1.2. The list of persons required to be accredited and who represent the media institution with the respective functions, which includes:
i. their contact details (contact phone number and e-mail address);
ii. Their full residential address;
iii. The period for which accreditation is requested;
iv. Copy of the identification document of the persons requesting accreditation;
v. photographs of persons being accredited.

2. The freelance media employee attaches the following documents to the accreditation

application:

2.1. Copy of identification document;
2.2. Contact details (contact phone number and e-mail address);
2.3. Residential address;
2.4. The period for which accreditation is required;
2.5. Journalist card issued by a journalists' association;
2.6. Photograph of the person required to be accredited.

Article 8

Accreditation 

1. Accreditation is issued for:
1.1. Journalists;
1.2. Photographers;
1.3. Shooting crews:
ii. Technicians;
ii. Operators;
iii. Directors;
iv. Cameramen;
v. Drivers;

Article 9

Duration of the Accreditation

1. The duration of accreditation can be:
1.1. Daily;
1.2. Weekly;
1.3. Monthly;
1.4. Annual (calendar year);
1.5. for the entire Presidential term.

Below is the application form for media accreditation, which you must complete, sign and send along with the other documentation required based on Administrative Instruction (SOP) No. 02/2021 for the Accreditation of Media Representatives at the Presidency.

For any additional information, please refer to Administrative Instruction (SOP) No. 02/2021 for the Accreditation of Media Representatives at the Presidency: https://president-ksgov.net/repository/docs/2021_07_28_135215_ADMINISTRATIVE_INSTRUCTION_SOP_NO_02_2021.pdf

The application deadline is January 20th, 2023!

When collecting the accreditation card, the media representative must be in possession a photo ID and the employment media card.

The accreditation card can be collected every working day from 09:00 - 15:00 hours at the Department of Information and Public Communication of the Office of the President of the Republic of Kosovo. You will be notified in advance when the cards are ready to be collected.

Office: N-318

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Kontakti:
zprk@president-ksgov.net, tel: 038/212-460; 038/213-478