Accreditation for summits and high level events
Valid for: European Council meetings (summits) and other high-level international meetings
There are currently no events for which accreditation is open.
Valid for: Council meetings (at the ministerial level) and any other meetings, with the exception of European Council and high-level meetings.
It can be obtained from the security desk at the entrance to the press centre. Please bring the following documents:
- a valid ID or passport
- a valid press card or a letter signed by the editor-in-chief of your media organisation that confirms your status as a journalist and states which event you are covering
EU inter-institutional badge
The EU institutions have a joint accreditation scheme for Brussels-based correspondents. It is managed by the European Commission.
6-month press badge
Only for EU national residing in Belgium or a non-EU national who has lived in Belgium for at least 5 years.
This badge is valid for all European Councils and other high-level meetings. With this badge you no longer have to apply for accreditation for each event separately.
Accreditations for the 6-month badge for the second half of 2017 are now closed.
For those who applied, badges can be collected from 5 until 20 July 2017 at the accreditation desk of the Justus Lipsius building or, during summits, at the accreditation centre of the LEX building.