close Guide for Foreign Media Media Division The Media Division (MD) in the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) plays a key role in the dissemination of Government information to the local and foreign media organisations based in Singapore through the SG Press Centre. SG Press Centre is a one-stop portal managed by MD with links to various public agencies. It enables ministries and statutory boards to send press releases including speeches and press statements to the media directly. MD also facilitates the processing of Press Accreditation Card (PAC) applications, advises foreign media on the setting up of bureaus in Singapore and facilitates the organising of certain Government media events. The Media Division can be contacted via: Tel: (65) 68379666 Fax: (65) 63383093 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Journalists working in Singapore can apply for a Press Accreditation Card (PAC) from the Media Division. Foreign journalists based here can apply for a PAC after they have secured an Employment Pass from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to work here. The PAC identifies the holder as an accredited journalist and provides access to Government information and Government events which are open to the media. The PAC is granted only to full-fledged employees of accredited news organisations. Freelance journalists who work for several organisations are not eligible. All PAC applications are to be submitted to the Media Division online. Accreditation is subject to approval. Facilitating application for Employment Passes and Miscellaneous Work Passes Upon request, MD can assist foreign journalists applying for Employment Passes and Miscellaneous Work Passes by referring their relevant applications to the Ministry of Manpower.