The NUJ Press Card is formally recognised by all police forces in the UK and de facto by other public bodies. As such, it is an important working tool for journalists in the UK and Ireland.
As a member of the UK Press Card Scheme
, the union issues more than half the cards in circulation in the UK. In Ireland it is the only universally recognised card. Please note that the two cards are different
The union issues cards free of charge to members eligible to carry them under the rules of the scheme.
To enquire about obtaining an NUJ press card for use in the UK, or to get your card renewed or amended, please email email@example.com.
Members in the Republic of Ireland c
an download the application form here
. Please note, this card is not officially recognised in the UK.
the NUJ can also supply International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) International Press Cards. These cards are separate to the standard NUJ press card and are specifically for full members who are working abroad. There is an additional cost for this card.
To apply for an International Press Card click here