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Security features, legitimization and fees

Are you eager to expand your activities as a journalist, press photographer or reporter and to establish international press and industry contacts? Insiders know that having a passport of the press is key to be successful at these and other journalistic ventures. The document makes an excellent impression on your contacts and identifies the holder  as an esteemed representative of the press. However, this document of identification is not only successfully used by media professionals of all industries, but also by newcomers to the world of the media and the press.
Features, issuance fees and validity:
• Cover: Gold foil embossing on linen structure
• Certain text components are translated into 20 languages
• Volume: 44 pages with security background
• Passport size: approx. 88 x 125 mm, rounded corners
• Identification number holes: Needle perforated
• Validity: various expiration dates, maximum through 2022
• Additional details: - Review it here -
 International Press Pass
Standard version: one-time fee for issuance of passport EUR 167
Valid through the end of 2019. Extension optional as of 2020: EUR 48 per annum
Executive version: one-time fee for issuance of passport EUR 182
Valid through the end of 2020. Extension optional as of 2021: EUR 48 per annum
The fees due through 2020 are already included
Include press sign, value EUR 30
Hereby total savings compared to standard version: EUR 81
Ambassador version: one-time fee for issuance of passport EUR 197
Valid through the end of 2022.
The fees due through 2022 are already included (new pass issued as of 2023)
Includes press sign and premium quality PressPass wallet, value EUR 50
Hereby total savings compared to standard version: EUR 162
Optional services: express handling/express shipping
Shipping within 72 hours. Europe: 32 EUR | Worldwide: 62 EUR
Standard processing time: 14 to 18 days
 Priority Service
At a glance: Fees and period of validity
Valid until 2019
Valid until 2020
Valid until 2022
 Service fee (one-time fee):
167 EUR 
182 EUR 
197 EUR 
 Costs for 2019:
0 EUR 
0 EUR 
0 EUR 
 Extension 2020 (if desired):
48 EUR 
0 EUR 
0 EUR 
 Extension 2021 (if desired):
 48 EUR 
48 EUR 
0 EUR 
 Extension 2022 (if desired):
48 EUR 
48 EUR 
0 EUR 
 Overall cost until 2022:
311 EUR 
277 EUR 
197 EUR 
press sign 
press sign and 
wallet incudes 
Info:  the fees in other currencys you can calculate with this currency converter:
Special features – the details:
• Special paper with 2-color iris sequence
• Hologram (control label)
• Watermark
• Stitched in foil protects passport photo
• Barcode detection
• Approval number
• Guilloche
• Individual stamping
• Verification stamps
• Entries
• Imprinted certificate of authenticity
• Registration confirmation (central register)
• Encoding
• Initials on all pages
 International Press Pass

Additional entries for:
• Authorizations
• Memberships
• International press charter (excerpt)
Government agency information on topics:
• Journalistic work
• Technical equipment
• Electronic inspections
 Official registered
Entry areas for editorial collaborations:
• Editorial Cooperation
• Accreditations
• Endorsements
• Journalist legitimation
 Editorial Cooperation
More benefits: included with the executive & ambassador versions:
International press sign in 7 languages. Only included with the ambassador version: passport wallet, leather design (engraved). Protect it against scratches and worn off corners and other traces of wear and tear with the representative passport wallet. It is the most appropriate way to keep your pass secure at all times.

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