Media credential applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Presidential Debates.

The deadline to apply for credentials is Friday, September 4, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.

Large Media Outlets: Media outlets planning to request credentials for more than 15 attendees, can send an email to debates@gramercytech.com to request an Organization Admin account.

Please complete all required fields, and ensure any personal information entered is exactly as it appears on any government/travel documentation. Any submitted passport-style photograph must align with all stated requirements. Failure to complete all fields and submit appropriate photograph may disqualify your application. Applying more than once per applicant may also revoke eligibility to receive credential.

Please Note: Capacity will be limited as we will be following county, state and CDC guidelines ​for health, safety and social distancing.

For additional questions regarding logistical information outlined above, please email media@debates.org, if you have any technical difficulties completing the form please contact debates@gramercytech.com.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*) and must be filled in to complete the form.

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CPD will be issuing guidance regarding health and safety at all debate sites.

By completing this application, I acknowledge the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 and assume such risk. Attendees release CPD, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from all Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating to COVID-19.