Accreditation and security


Every effort has been made to ensure the safety of delegates during the conference. Although unlikely, please be patient if there are any delays or last minute changes due to security issues.

Conference passes and security.

Delegates must wear their conference pass to access the conference area in the hotel or to take official transport to meetings/events in Parliament. For security reasons access will be tightly controlled and those without a pass will not be permitted entry. Delegates are asked to report lost or stolen badges to a member of the parliamentary staff immediately.

Delegates should use the online registration system to upload a photograph which will be used on their conference pass. Delegates should ensure that the photograph reflects their current appearance to prevent access difficulties. Photographs should be passport-style JPEGS, with a clear image of the applicant’s face taken against a plain background.

  • Delegates will be required to show photographic identification (passport) to collect their conference pass. Hotel keys will only be issued to delegates with a conference pass. Arrangements will be made for delegates arriving outside the Registration Centre’s opening hours.
  • Delegates who do not submit an acceptable photograph in advance will take longer to complete the registration process and will not gain access to their hotel room until they have done so.

Applications for personal protection

The UK Diplomatic and VIP Security Section is the first point of contact for all security matters relating to a VIP visit to the UK. The provision of protection arrangements is based on international practice and security considerations at the time of the visit. Requests for protection should be made by London High Commissions to the Diplomatic and VIP Security Section:

Diplomatic and VIP Security Section
Protocol Directorate
Foreign & Commonwealth Office,
London, SW1A 2AH

E-mail: [email protected]
Fax No: + 44 (0) 20 7008 1026