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Licenses, Permits & Contracts

Apply for Press Card License

  • Fees- QR100 for issuing, renewing, or replacing the press card.
  • Last Updated 04 May, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Culture and Sports
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Culture, Arts and Media
Intended Audience
Citizen:Parent, Business Owner, Employee


This service enables licensed media organizations to submit a request online to apply for press card license for journalists, on the e-services portal of the Ministry of Culture and Sports (MCS).

Online Instructions

  • Go to MCS e-services portal, and enter your username and password if you were previously registered in the National Authentication System.
  • Select Request Press Card under the Department of Publications, Audio & Visual Media - Licensing Section.
  • Fill out the online application form, and attach the following documents:
  • QID copy of the journalist
  • Two (2) personal photos of the journalist
  • Letter directed to the Department’s Manager from the licensed media organization where the journalist works
  • Previous press card in case of renewal
  • Commercial registration copy of the media organization
  • Submit the application.


QR100 for issuing, renewing, or replacing the press card.

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