To our Credentialed Journalists,

The Washington Foreign Press Center (FPC) will be undergoing a renovation that will cause the temporary closure of our office from April 29 until August 26th. 

During this time, while the FPC staff will work remotely and be available via email, credentialing will only be available by request. For detailed information about our media credential requirements, visit our credentials page.

Our journalist workspace will also not be available and we will offer a more limited number of in-person programs such as briefings or tours. Any briefings will happen in alternate venues, so members are encouraged to read announcements closely for details.

We look forward to seeing you in our updated briefing room this summer.


Washington Foreign Press Center
U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State

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