World championships accreditation now open

The media accreditation system for this summer’s IAAF world championships in London is now open.

In order to access the system, users need a specific Access Code. UK based Written Press and Photographers should apply to receive an access code through British Athletics by contacting Jamie Fox on:

Please include information regarding the principal Media Organisation you will be working for during the Championships.

Each Access Code is unique to the individual and can be used only once, for a single registration.

Please note that the press accreditation deadline is 8 May 2017.

The accommodation deadline is 30 June 2017.

With the demand for a home World Championships being so great, please be advised that there is no guarantee of accreditation.

NON UK MEDIA should contact their local IAAF Member Federation. International Agencies will receive Access Codes directly from the IAAF.

ALL BROADCASTERS (TV or radio journalists) – Host Broadcasters, Rights Holders and Non Rights Holders should email requests for accreditation through to

Rights Holders will be accredited in line with their contracted terms.

The credential process for the Para-athletics world championships in July in London is also open. The application information is available here.


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