International members of the media coming to Turkey on a temporary mission (for a period of up to 3 months) should apply to the Directorate General of Press and Information (DGPI) for press credentials which are valid for three months.

Documents Required for Temporary Accreditation;

1) Application Form For Temporary Accreditation

2) Letter of authorisation from the applicant’s organization confirming his/her assignment to Turkey, including the purpose and length of his/her visit.

3) Photocopy of passport.

4) Three passport-size photographs.

5) Application to Turkish Embassy or Consular Office where the headquarters of the institution is based.

6) Letter of introduction from the Embassy or Consular Office (in Turkey) of the country where the organization is based confirming his/her status as a member of the media.

Please Note: The DGPI is authorized to request other documents which may be considered relevant. False statements in the application form or false documents may lead to the revocation of the Press Card.




Prime Ministers’ Office
Directorate General of Press and Information
Department of Information

Ceyhun Atıf Kansu Cad. No:122 Balgat /ANKARA

Phone: 0090 312 583 62 40 / 0090 312 583 62 48
Fax: 0090 312 473 65 93


Prime Ministers’ Office
Directorate General of Press and Information
İstanbul Office 

Salı Pazarı Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. No:23 Dursun Han K:5 Beyoğlu / İSTANBUL

Phone: 0090 - 212 512 20 13 / 0090 - 212 512 58 72
Fax: 0090 - 212 512 89 46