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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 2027
 International Press Pass
Standard version / Red Edition: one-time fee for issuance of passport EUR 197.00
Valid through the end of 2024. Extension optional as of 2025: EUR 60 per annum
Executive version / Red Edition: one-time fee for issuance of passport EUR 227.00
Valid through the end of 2025. Extension optional as of 2026: EUR 60 per annum.
Include press sign and a standard register confirmation, value EUR 35.00.
Ambassador version / Blue edition:
One-time fee for issuance of passport EUR 277.00
Valid through the end of 2027. Extension optional as of 2028: EUR 60 per annum.
Includes car press sign, midi press sign and additional two official register confirmations,
value EUR 60.00.
Flat charge for shipment costs / standard shipping:
Document delivery / registered letter: EUR 10.00
Optional services: express processing /express shipping
Express processing: 32.00 EUR for shipping within 72 hours after we received the payment
and additional delivery time for the registered letter.
DHL-Express/courier-service/express shipping: 68,00 Euro.  Shipment and (registered) letter delivery within three to four business days after we received the payment. This requires additional express processing.
Normal processing time: After we received the payment 10 to 12 days and additional
delivery time for the registered letter

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

 Apply now your Press Pass
  Request your passport of the press now and secure your preferred status. Enjoy special privileges: Order the passport of the press

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