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The application process for accreditation to the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest has ended. On this page, we would like to provide you with practical information about accreditation for Kyiv 2017.

In case your application has been approved, you have received a confirmation email. You can also verify the status of your application by logging on to your MyEurovision account.

Accreditation for Kyiv 2017 is now closed

Note that the accreditation application deadline was 2 April, 2017, 23:59 CEST and that the application window has now closed. Late accreditation is only possible under extraordinary circumstances and at the sole discretion of the EBU, and only with authorisation of your national public broadcaster. Please submit you late accreditation requests to [email protected].

When and where to pick up your accreditation

Once your application has been accepted, you can pick up your press (P) or fan (F) accreditation at the Accreditation Centre at the Eurovision Song Contest venue, the International Exhibition Centre. The Accreditation Centre will open for press and fans on Saturday 29 April. The accreditation centre is open from 8:00 until 21:00 (local time) every day until 13 May.
When picking up your accreditation card, you are requested to bring the ID card or passport you provided details of during the application process.
By accepting your accreditation card, you accept the terms stated in the Accreditation Handbook.

When you need a visa to Ukraine

Of the 43 participating countries, citizens from Australia and Albania need to obtain a visa to enter Ukraine. In case you are citizen of another country, please check with the Ukrainian embassy or consulate to verify whether you need a visa to enter Ukraine.
For EU passport holders a visa is not required for a stay up to 90 days within a 180 day period. Please check the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine for more information.

Questions about accreditation

  • Specific questions about late accreditation applications should be sent to [email protected];
  • General questions about your accreditation application should be addressed to [email protected];
  • Specific question about press (P) and fan (F) accreditation in the International Delegation should be addressed to [email protected].