Press Release: October 29 Republic Day Ceremonies Press Accreditation

 

OCTOBER 29 REPUBLIC DAY CEREMONIES

(29 OCTOBER 2021, ANKARA)

 

1. GENERAL INFORMATION

Members of the press who wish to cover the October 29 Republic Day celebration ceremonies shall be accredited by the Directorate of Communications.

2. ACCREDITATION

Members of the press who wish to cover the ceremonies should apply for accreditation by uploading the required documents to the system from the address http://akreditasyon.iletisim.gov.trno later than Tuesday, October 26th, 2021, at 12 pm. The personnel assigned to work in live broadcast vehicles are required to sign up for the system and complete their accreditation in the same way that press members do.

Only press members who have a Covid-19 test on a regular basis can apply for accreditation for the program to be held in Anıtkabir.

a) Members of the national press

who do not carry a press card are required to upload a letter of authorization from their media organization (letter-headed, officially signed by an authorized person and stamped) to the system.

Members of the national press who carry a press card are not required to upload any documents. (Note: Permanent and Free Press Card holders need to upload a letter of authorization from their media organization to the system and state for which institution they are going to cover the ceremonies in the area named “Explanations” on the application page.)

b) Resident members of the international press in Türkiye

are not required to upload any documents to the system. They will complete their application by logging in to the system using the e-mail address and password required for their permanent accreditation application.

Any e-mail address entered for the application other than the one used for the permanent accreditation application will not be taken into account. Press members who do not remember their e-mail address can request information from daimiakreditasyon@iletisim.gov.tr.

3. ACCREDITATION METHOD

Enter the address http://akreditasyon.iletisim.gov.tr. If you are a first-time applicant, click on the “Sign Up” button and enter your e-mail address and a password of your choosing and register. Next, click on the activation link sent to your e-mail and complete your registration. Log in to the system with your e-mail address and password. Fill out your personal information after login and upload your photograph. (The information you submit should be: for members of the national press as written on your “Identity Card”, and for international press as written on your “Passport”.) After saving the personal information, on the page that opens, click on the name of the event “October 29 Republic Day Ceremonies”, on the area “Choose Application”.

National and international press card holders’ media organization, position and contact information will automatically appear on the system. Members of the press will complete their application by clicking on the “Send” button on the bottom right corner of the page. National and international media members who do not have a press card will upload the required documents to the system and complete their application by clicking on the “Send” button on the right corner of the page. Members of the press who complete their applications successfully will receive an e-mail that reads, “Your application has been saved on the system”. (Please re-apply if you do not receive this e-mail). Members of the press whose applications are found eligible will receive an e-mail that reads, “Your application has been approved”. Do not forget the e-mail and password you used for your application. You will need to use the same information for your other accreditation applications.

4. LIVE BROADCAST / UPLINK VEHICLES

Accreditation will be sought for the entry of live broadcast vehicles into the ceremony area. It will be sufficient for only one person from each media organization to fill in the vehicle accreditation form. If your organization assigns more than one live broadcast vehicle at the ceremony area, you can register all vehicles to be assigned by clicking on the “Add Vehicle” button on the vehicle accreditation part of your personal application page. Vehicle accreditation applies only to live broadcast vehicles, and applications for private vehicles will not be approved.

Uplink and other vehicles carrying technical equipment without an accreditation card will not be allowed to enter the ceremony areas. Press members who are not accredited cannot benefit from press facilities or arrangements.

Respectfully announced.

For further information:

Contact Person                          Contact Phone                     Contact E-mail

Gülden AÇIK                          0(312) 590 29 29            gulden.acik@iletisim.gov.tr

Sevda KOÇİN                        0(312) 590 28 59            sevda.kocin@iletisim.gov.tr

Yıldız UZUN ÖZDEMİR         0(312) 590 29 19            yildiz.ozdemir@iletisim.gov.tr

Zikrullah KARABULUT          0(312) 590 29 20            zikrullah.karabulut@iletisim.gov.tr