22 - 30
September 2018



All media representatives, both local and international, wishing to attend the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Spain 2018 must have applied directly to FIBA via the FIBA Media Portal

The application period for accreditation to this event will open on Monday August 6 2018 and close on Friday 7 September 2018.

The submission of a media accreditation request will be possible after registration only. Should you already have an account, please use your email address and password to sign-in and select your event.

We remind you that only professional members of the media will be considered for accreditation and that only applications completed and submitted online within the media accreditation application deadlines will be taken into consideration.

The final decision to grant accreditation rests with FIBA.

For any questions on accreditation, please contact accreditation@fiba.com.

  • List of countries requiring visas
    The citizens of the following countries need a VISA to enter Spain (in compliance with the official list from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) to participate in the FIBA Women´s Basketball World Cup 2018:
    • China
    • Nigeria
    • Senegal
    • Turkey

    List of countries not requiring visas
    The citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Spain:
    • Argentina
    • Australia
    • Belgium
    • Canada
    • France
    • Greece
    • Japan
    • Korea
    • Latvia
    • Puerto Rico
    • USA

    How to apply for your visa?
    You may visit the official website of the Spanish Government where you can find all the information regarding entry visa requirements.

    Visa request procedures
    All members of the media that require a visa are responsible to apply in their respective diplomatic mission in their country of origin (or in the mission closest to them).

    Invitation letter request
    In order for the LOC to provide invitation letters, media representatives can fill in the Invitation Letter Request Form, providing all requested information for each person requiring a visa.

    Please send the Invitation Letter Request Form back to us by email to nsandmann@feb.es by latest 1st June 2018. Please also indicate the diplomatic mission of Spain in which you will be applying and its email address. We will send the invitation letter to the diplomatic mission you will refer us to.

  • The Local Organizing Committee of the event recommends the following 4 hotels for media representatives attending the event in Tenerife:

    Hotel Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo
    Taburiente Hotel (Santa Cruz)
    Contemporaneo Hotel (Santa Cruz)
    Apartamento Colón Hotel (Santa Cruz)

    Please note that no special rates, services or conditions for accredited media will apply. The booking procedure and the accreditation procedure will not be linked.