The 2013 Constitution of the Republic of Fiji requires the Fijian Elections Office [FEO] to carry out a free and fair election in line with international best practices in accordance with the legal framework in place.

The FEO acknowledges the presence of the media during the electoral process as they play an important role in keeping everyone updated.

As such, all media organizations and freelance journalists locally, regionally and internationally that wish to report on the 2018 General Election must be registered with the Media Industry Development Authority of Fiji [MIDA] prior to applying for accreditation with the FEO.

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If the application is successful, MIDA will issue a Certificate of Registration to the applicant. A copy of the Certificate of Registration and list of approved representatives will be submitted to FEO by MIDA.

Application to FEO

A completed 2018 Media Accreditation Form and this must be accompanied with the following:

  • One passport sized photo [125mm x 125mm]
  • MIDA Certificate of Registration

Each representative in the media organization must individually complete the form.

This can be submitted to the following addresses:


Hand Delivered: 59-63 High Street Toorak, Suva.

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2018 Accreditation of Media