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Media Pass Application

Brunei Darussalam welcomes journalist and the media to the country. For this purpose, the Government has nominated the Department of Information to be the main media coordinator for visiting journalists and other media. The Department, through its Public Relations and Media Services Unit endeavours to assist such visits as much as it is able.

Your application will be processed by the Department of Information in Brunei Darussalam once approved by the Prime Minister's Officer. The department may seek clarification from the applicant or the nominating agency should the need arise.

All media representatives are required to attach:

  1. A copy of their passport (clearly showing the passport expiry date)
  2. A softcopy of their passport size coloured photo
  3. Media pass or Press Identification issued by their agency
  4. Letter of Assignment
  5. Permission/ approval letter from relevant agencies (Ministries or Departments in Brunei Darussalam such as Tourism Development Department for places of interest, Department of Civil Aviation for usage of Drone and others)
  6. Equipment List (specifically foreign media)


Completed form should be submitted to the following address two (2) weeks before your arrival:

The Director,

Department of Information,

Prime Minister's Office,

Old Airport Complex, Berakas, BB 3510,

Brunei Darussalam


Your accreditation pass must be collected at the Department's Public Relations and Media Services Unit once you arrive in Brunei Darussalam.

While in Brunei Darussalam, visiting journalists are expected to obey the law and regulations in the country. The Department of Information reserves the right to decline your application without giving its reason or withdraw the approval should it be necessary.

For any enquiry, please contact: +673 2383400 extension 402 or email to:

To obtain a copy of Media Application Forms please Click below:

For further information please contact:

Contact address
Public Relations and Media Services Unit
Department of Information
Tel: (673) 2383 400 ext 402
Fax: (673) 2382 242

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