DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDIA VISITING THE PHILIPPINES

  1. FOR DOCUMENTARY FILMING GROUPS
  1. Philippine visa (may be applied with at the Philippine Embassy/Consulate from the port of origin)

  2. Letter of request stating intention to do a documentary film in the Philippines and requesting for the accreditation of the crew addressed to:  

The Director for Media Relations

International Press Center (IPC)

Presidential Communications Operations Office

G/F National Press Club Bldg.,

Magallanes Drive, Intramuros

Manila 1002

Telefax No.(632) 3366095

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  1. List of TV equipment

  2. List of production crew members and their designation

  3. Itinerary of the filming crew and flight details

  4. Synopsis/storyline

  5. 3 pieces 2x2 colored photos with white background for each of the production crew members

  6. Photocopy of their passports (pages 1 and 2) and latest arrival stamp in Manila

  7. Accomplished IPC Accreditation Form may be downloaded at this link: http://www.pcoo.gov.ph/IPC%202013.xlsx


FOR NEWS REPORTERS/TV CREW/PHOTOGRAPHERS

  1. Philippine visa (may be applied with at the Philippine Embassy/Consulate from the port of origin)

  2. Letter of endorsement from the agency they represent
  3. Certification from their respective Embassy in the Philippines
  4. 3 pieces 2x2 colored photo with white background
  5. List of Equipment
  6. Photocopy of their passport (pages 1 & 2)
  7. Itinerary and contact person in the Philippines
  8. Curriculum Vitae


Upon arrival in the Philippines, the media group/personnel have to present themselves at the International Press Center Office for accreditation.  If the media group/personnel has a local coordinator, he can coordinate with the IPC in advance.