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What is required to receive a press badge for non-accredited journalists?

You have to apply for accreditation on the website of the press centers for non-accredited journalists. Accreditation badges can be issued at any media center for unaccredited journalists in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan. Journalists must show an ID document referred to in the accreditation form.

I am a blogger. Can I receive a press badge for non-accredited journalists?

Yes, you can, after you receive accreditation. Accreditation badges can be issued at any media center for unaccredited journalists in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan. Journalists must show an ID document referred to in the accreditation form.

Where can I get more information about accreditation?

For accreditation questions, please call: 84956456434 and/or email at media@footballcitymediacenter.ru

How do I apply for accreditation?

Accreditation requests must be submitted on the company's letterhead and state the name and position of the accredited employee, as well as the supervisor's signature. The letter header should read: "To the media center for unaccredited journalists." A scanned PDF or JPEG copy (one file, no larger than 10 MB) can be uploaded to the website.

What rights does the press badge for non-accredited journalists give holders?

The press badge provides access to the press centers for non-accredited media in the host cities of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan).

Which centers can I work at after I receive accreditation?

Upon receiving accreditation and the press badge, a journalist can work at all four press centers for non-accredited journalists — in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.

Can I gain access to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 sports events with the press badge for non-accredited journalists?

The badge does not grant access to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 sports events.

Do I have access to other press venues?

The press badge for non-accredited journalists does not grant access to other press venues.

What working conditions do the press centers for non-accredited media provide?

The press centers offer fully equipped work spaces, free Wi-Fi access, news conference halls, broadcasts of Confederations Cup matches, and much more.

Can I give my press badge to a colleague?

No, you cannot. Giving your press badge to another person or attempting to forge it will result in cancelled accreditation.

When will press centers for non-accredited journalists in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi close down?

The press centers will close down at 12 pm (noon) on July 3, 2017.