Brazilian and foreign media professionals who wish to cover the 51st Summit of the Heads of State of Mercosur and Associate States and the 51st Meeting of the Common Market Council are required to submit an application form available at:
The deadline for applications is 6PM (Brasília local time) on December 18.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents (in jpg., gif or pdf format):
a) a 3 cm x 4 cm photo;
b) identity card (Brazilian media),
c) passport pages containing passport number, photo and personal information (foreign press),
d) letter of assignment featuring the letterhead of a media organization, signed by the editor or bureau chief.
Media representatives holding permanent credentials issued by the Presidency of the Republic or by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs must inform their participation in the event by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, but are not required to submit the documents and photos listed above.
Credentials can be picked up on December 19 and 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press Office (located on the ground floor of Itamaraty Palace).
Press credentials are delivered upon presentation of a photo ID. Press credentials may also be picked up by an authorized third party upon presentation of a written authorization on letterhead of a media organization, signed by the editor or bureau chief.