Applying for accreditation for the Cancún Ministerial is a two-stage process.
- Fill in the form below, and click “Submit”
— do not forget to include an electronic photo (alternatively, you can
mail us a passport photo together with your letter of assignment). You
will then receive a confirmation that your data has been recorded.
- Mail a letter of assignment from your
editor on official letterhead paper:
World Trade Organization
Media Accreditation Unit
Centre William Rappard
154, rue de Lausanne
CH-1211 Geneva 21
YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL THE
LETTER OF ASSIGNMENT AND PHOTO ARE RECEIVED. You
will then receive a confirmation of your accreditation by e-mail which
will allow you to proceed with your hotel reservation and visa request.
Please note that the form below concerns only accreditation itself.
The accreditation confirmation email will contain a registration code
which will allow you to book a hotel room. Once you have the registration
code, choose a hotel on the list available on the Mexican
Organizing Committee website and ring that hotel, giving your registration
code. If you encounter any difficulty contact Jonathan Crespi (Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +52 55 54 88 28 60 ext.2503)
or Carlos Camacho (Email: email@example.com Tel: +52 55 54 88 28 60 ext.2512).
There is an important new requirement for entry into Mexico which
concerns most people who are participating in the Cancún Ministerial
Conference. Please check the website of the Mexican
Organizing Committee (pdf format, 3 pages 73KB). Journalists
should refer to the section on “Correspondents documentation”.
There will be a media centre for journalists in the Cancún Convention
Centre. The media centre will include free working spaces — a working
space is composed of a chair, a table, a personal computer or a lap-top
plug, a phone, access to a printer, access to a fax, access to a photocopy
machine — and media booths. Media booths are rented space for radio, television
and news agencies. If you require a booth, fill in the media booth form
on the Mexican
Organizing Committee website.
Badges and press kits will be issued in Cancún upon presentation of your
It is not necessary to inform the WTO if you can no longer attend. Simply
cancel your hotel reservation directly with the hotel.
If you have any queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org