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Media accreditation and Liaison Unit

Renewal of Accreditation


Each journalist seeking to renew his/her accreditation must provide the three required items listed below:


A new letter requesting the renewal of the accreditation of the person(s) on official letterhead of the media organization signed by the Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Assignment Editor or company official (along with their contact information). Please address the letter to the Media Accreditation Unit and send it either via fax (212-963-4642) or via email, once signed and scanned (PDF format), to malu@un.org.


Samples of their coverage of the United Nations from the last 6 months. These samples should be provided when the letter is submitted and sent either by fax (212-963-4642) or emailed to malu@un.org (with links or attached files limited to a maximum of 6 megabytes).

Correspondents or green P holders are required to provide a minimum of:

  • Print & Online/Internet-based media - three (3) by-lined or credited articles from the UN
    Radio / TV - three (3) broadcast reports from the UN
    Photographers - three (3) published & credited photographic clippings / tearsheets from the UN.

UN Resident Correspondents or white P holders are required to provide a minimum of

Media support staff, such as cameramen, soundmen, information technology engineers, producers, associate producers, associate reporters and technicians can submit the work of the reporter to which they contributed their services to support their accreditation request.

DPI reserves the right to ask for samples to determine consistent coverage from UNHQ.


This step includes two separate actions:

a) Update your existing registered information by editing your profile to keep the personal & professional information current and
b) Submitting the Request for Renewal of the online profile form, certifying the information has been reviewed and is up-to-date.

Click here to log in and update your account.

In accepting a U.N. Media ID Card you are agreeing to the terms of the United Nations Media Guidelines.