The Directorate: Media Engagement is responsible for accrediting international journalists wishing to report from Ethiopia. The following is required before accreditation is granted:
- Letter from media organization requesting accreditation of journalist, signed by editor or bureau chief
- Certified copy of passport (certification of passports or identity documents is done at police stations and post offices)
- Valid work permit from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopian
- two passport size photos
- Brief description of the journalist/s’ roles and areas of specialization.
Requests for accreditation should be directed to the Director: Media Engagement at the GCAO.