Canadian Freelance Union - cards

By: Canadian Freelance Union  09-12-2011

Press Cards

As a member of the Canadian Freelance Union you are eligible to apply for an official PRESS CARD. We are able to offer two versions to qualified members. Anyone who works in the public media as a journalist, photographer, illustrator, magazine/newspaper/online writer, editor, etc. is eligible to apply for our cards.

CFU National PRESS Card. This identifies the holder as a professional Canadian journalist. This includes any Canadian or Permanent Resident who works in the public media: reporter/journalist, photographer, researchers, videographers, editor, etc.

The card will be supported by the CFU for confirmation or accreditation purposes. There is no additional fee for this card. To be valid it must be accompanied by a current CFU Membership Card.

International Press Card. Qualified CFU members are also eligible to apply for the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) International Press Card. This card is supported by the IFJ and is available to CFU members through our connections with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP). The fee for this card is a cost-recovery charge of $35. Each card is valid for two years. To be eligible you must be a CFU member in good standing, and either be a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Canada.

  1. Your name
  2. Your CFU Membership number
  3. The card(s) you want
  4. A high resolution passport-style photo
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

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