PRESS RELEASE

THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION and 27th TERM GENERAL ELECTION

 (June 24, 2018)

 

1. GENERAL INFORMATION    

The Presidential Election and 27th Term General Election of Republic of Turkey will be held on June 24, 2018.

           

2. ACCREDITATION

Members of the international press coming from abroad, who wish to cover the elections in Turkey are required to apply for accreditation. In this respect, accreditation process can be made online through the weblink stated below.

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 international press should apply for accreditation on http://akreditasyon.byegm.gov.tr no later than Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 2 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, “The Presidential Election and 27th Term General Election Press Accreditation (24.06.2018)” on the area “Choose Application”.
International media members will upload the required documents [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 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.

 

Members of the international press who will come from abroad to cover the elections in Turkey can collect their accreditation cards;

 

ANKARA

Office of the Prime Minister, Directorate General of Press and Information

Ceyhun Atuf Kansu Avenue, No:122, Balgat-ANKARA

Tel  :  +90 (312) 583 62 95

 

İSTANBUL

Office of the Prime Minister, Directorate General of Press and Information

Istanbul Provincial Office

Salı Pazarı Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. No. 23 Dursun Han K: 5 Beyoğlu-İSTANBUL 
Tel: +90 (212) 512 20 13 

from the above adresses during office hours between June 18 and 22, 2018.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Person: Egemen MORAL

Contact Telephone Number : +90 312 583 62 95 

Contact E-mail : egemen.moral@byegm.gov.tr

PRESS RELEASE

PRESS CENTERS REGARDING OLIVE BRANCH OPERATION

Hatay Cilvegözü and Kilis Öncüpınar press centers which were set up by Directorate General of Press and Information (DGPI) for accreditation of the press members who wish to cover the developments regarding “Olive Branch Operation” which was launched by the Turkish Armed Forces to ensure the security accross Turkey’s Syrian border region, are closed by 26 April 2018 and by 04 May 2018 respectively.     

Hereafter, accreditation applications of the national and international press members who wish to carry out journalistic activities in and around the region regarding “Olive Branch Operation” will be evaluated by our Gaziantep Provincial Office.