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Accreditation and contact for media representatives


Press accreditation from the German Bundestag is required for reporting on political and parliamentary activities from the Bundestag buildings. The annual accreditation from the Federal Government is not valid.

Note on valid press ID cards

The German Bundestag’s Press Unit has accepted the agreement between the Conference of Interior Ministers and the German Press Council on a uniform national press ID card.
The associations currently entitled to obtain accreditation are listed on the website of the German Press Council: Deutscher Journalistenverband (DJV), Deutsche Journalistinnen- und Journalisten-Union (dju in ver.di), Bundesverband Deutscher Zeitungsverleger (BDZV), Verband Deutscher Zeitschriftenverleger (VDZ), Verband Deutscher Sportjournalisten (VDS) and the photographers’ association FREELENS.

Day accreditation

Complete form

Rules on Entry to and Conduct in the Bundestag’s Buildings

Excerpt from the Internal Regulations and the Rules on Entry and Conduct along with Privacy Policy

Information about entrances with opening times

Information about entrances with opening times

Accreditation badges must be returned to one of the entrances or to the accreditation office upon expiration or when leaving the Bundestag for the last time.Note on re­tur­ning expired ac­cre­di­ta­tion 

Any loss of the accreditation badge must be reported immediately!

O­pe­ning times of the Passes Of­fice

Wilhelmstr. 65, Room E 13
10117 Berlin


9 – 13 hrs and 14 – 15 hrs

Tuesday – Thursday      

9 – 13 hrs and 14 – 16 hrs


9 – 12 hrs

Fil­ming per­mits

You can also obtain photography and filming permits required in order to film in the buildings of the German Bundestag here.


  • Heidrun Vogel    Tel.: +49 (0)30 227 32924  Fax: +49 (0)30 227 36045
  • Corinna Weber   Tel.: +49 (0)30 227 36245  Fax: +49 (0)30 227 36045
Con­tact for me­di­a re­pre­sen­ta­tives

The Press Unit is responsible for providing assistance to press and media.

Tel.: +49 (0)30 227 37171
(Monday to Fridays 8:30 hrs – 17 hrs)

Fax: +49 (0)30 227 36192
Email: pressereferat@bundestag.de

Members of the public who require information materials should contact the Public Relations Division of the German Bundestag or order items using the online order form.