PRESS RELEASE

 

CONSTITUTIONAL REFERENDUM

 (April 16, 2017)

 

1. GENERAL INFORMATION

           

            Three press centers will be established by the Directorate General of Press and Information in cooperation with the Anadolu Agency in Ankara, Istanbul and Diyarbakır in order to assist members of the press who wish to cover the Constitutional Referendum in Turkey to be held on April 16, 2017.

           

Ankara:            Basın Yayın ve Enformasyon Genel Müdürlüğü

                        Ceyhun Atuf Kansu caddesi, No: 122 Balgat/Ankara

İstanbul:           Conrad İstanbul Bosphorus

                        Cihannüma Mahallesi, Saray Cad. No:5, 34353 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

Diyarbakır:       Mitannia Regency Hotel

                        Prof. Dr. Selahattin Yazıcıoğlu Cd. No: 2/A, 21010 Yenişehir/Diyarbakır

 

2. ACCREDITATION

 

The members of the national press, resident international press and international press, who wish to cover the referendum from the press centers which will be set up in Ankara, İstanbul and Diyarbakır are required to apply for accreditation from our online system. For this purpose,

 

Members of the national press;

 

without press card are required to upload “a letter of authorization” from their media organization (officially signed by an authorized person and stamped), to the system.

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

  

Resident members of the international press in Turkey;

 

are not required to submit any documents. They will complete their application procedure by logging on the system using the e-mail address and password required for their permanent accreditation application and selecting the activity they wish to cover.

Any e-mail address entered for the application other than the one used for permanent accreditation application will not be taken into account. For those members of the press who do not remember their e-mail address can contact the address daimiakreditasyon@byegm.gov.tr for further information/help.

 

Members of the international press coming from abroad;

 

are required to upload a letter of authorization from their media organization (officially signed by an authorized person and stamped) and a copy of their passport, to the system.

Members of the press who wish to cover the referendum should apply for accreditation by uploading the required documents to the system on the address http://akreditasyon.byegm.gov.tr, no later than Thursday, April 13rd, 2017 at 6 pm.

     

3. ACCREDITATION METHOD

 

Enter the address http://akreditasyon.byegm.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.
After clicking the activation link on the page that comes before you use the “Log in” button and enter the system with your e-mail address and password.
Fill out your personal information on the profile page 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 activity you wish to follow, “Ankara Press Center Constitutional Referendum Press Accreditation (16.04.2017)” or “İstanbul Press Center Constitutional Referendum Press Accreditation (16.04.2017)” and/or “Diyarbakır Press Center Constitutional Referendum Press Accreditation (16.04.2017)” 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 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 the application successfully, will receive an e-mail message “Your application was saved in the system" (Re-apply if you have not received an e-mail as such.)
Upon approval, a confirmation e-mail of your application will be sent to your mail address.
Do not forget the e-mail and password you used four your application. You will need to use the same address on your other accreditation applications.

 

Those members of the press who will follow the referendum in the press centers can collect their accreditation cards from the press centers in April 16, 2017 from 2 pm onwards.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

ANKARA;

 

Başbakanlık Basın-Yayın ve Enformasyon Genel Müdürlüğü

Ceyhun Atıf Kansu Caddesi No:122 Balgat-ANKARA

Contact info for:

            National press: +90 (312) 583 62 77

            Resident International Press: +90 (312) 583 59 62

            International Press: +90 (312) 583 61 67

 

 

            ISTANBUL;

           

Başbakanlık Basın-Yayın ve Enformasyon Genel Müdürlüğü

İstanbul İl Müdürlüğü

Salı Pazarı Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. No. 23,

Dursun Han, K: 5 Beyoğlu-İSTANBUL

Tel:      +90 212 512 58 72, +90 212 512 20 13

 

DİYARBAKIR

 

Başbakanlık Basın-Yayın ve Enformasyon Genel Müdürlüğü

Diyarbakır İl Müdürlüğü

Elazığ Cad. No:5 21100 Yenişehir/DİYARBAKIR

Tel:      0(412)224 32 22, 228 66 40

Faks:   0(412)224 46 55

E-posta:diyarbakir@byegm.gov.tr