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Journalists Accreditation in the DPR

For photo and video shooting on the DPR territory press accreditation is required. 

For foreign media representatives in order to get accreditation one should send in advance the aim of a visit, duration of a visit with attached scan copy of a passport, a press card, a letter from an editorial office with a request for getting accreditation, a photo of a journalist at the email pressa_dnr@mail.ru. Accreditation is given by the sector of journalists`accreditation of the DPR Ministry of Information. For additional information: +38-095-788-07-84, +38-071-391-44-29.

Please note that according to paragraph 3.1. of Rules of accreditation of foreign journalists and technical staff of foreign media on the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic application with a request for permanent or temporary accreditation should be sent to the accrediting body in not less than ten (10) calendar days before an expected date of arrival of the foreign correspondent into the territory of the DPR.

Journalists who received the accreditation on the DPR territory are to observe the following rules:

- Photo and video shooting is possible everywhere except military objects, where you should have a special accreditation;

- You should adduce your accreditation at short notice;

- Photo and video shooting of checkpoints and military personnel is prohibited (you need to agree shooting with corresponding servicemen)

- Movement within the city is prohibited after 11 p.m. as there is a curfew on the territory of the DPR.

We recommend to foreign journalists who stay or plan to enter the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic to review texts of:

- Rules of accreditation of foreign journalists and technical staff of foreign media on the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic of 17.12.2016;

- Law of the Donetsk People's Republic "On Mass Media" of 29.06.2015.