Media Registration

Accreditation is mandatory to all journalists who wish to cover the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2018) and its events (Opening and Closing ceremonies, FIelds Medal and Nevanlinna Prize ceremonies, for example). Access will be granted only to accredited journalists.

This accreditation process is exclusively for professional journalists, working for media or academic outlets and for freelance journalists with national/international journalist photo IDs. Accreditation must be done by July, 27, 2018.

Attention: Accreditation had been postponed to July 27, 2018.

Key Dates

Opening date of On-line Registration April 30, 2018
Closing date of On-line Registration July 27, 2018


After registration, all personal data will be analysed by ICM 2018. The media outlet/journalist will receive an e-mail about his/her accreditation approval.

Accreditation is to be done by every ICM participant individually. Each media can have more than one professional registered for working in the Congress.

While doing the registration, the professional should attach a letter (wrote in the company letterhead) signed by the responsible editor and/or the company badge. If you are a freelancer, you should attach a copy of your Journalist ID.

To collect the ICM credential, the registered professional will be required to present his/her original photo ID or passport.

Invitation Letter

Brazilian authorities may request an invitation letter from ICM 2018 participants. IIf you need one, write to ICM Organizing Committee through requesting yours. The whole process of requiring a vista is the sole responsibility of each individual traveler.

If your need the letter be sent by mail, there will be a charge of USD 10, that must be paid at the accreditation counter when collecting the Congress badge.

Passport and Visa

If you do need a visa, you have to submit a visa application through the website

You will need a passport that is valid for at least six months after your arrival date in Brazil. For further information, please access


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