Accreditation for Students

Accreditation is now open

The required materials

In order to apply for the Student’s accreditation, you must first update your Personal Profile and Contact Information by logging in here. Once you have completed your information please click on the “Accreditation” tab to fill out the application form and complete your badge request. 

  • A copy of your valid ID card issued from Egypt will be required. 

  • A copy of your valid university student ID card will be required. 

  • A short CV will be required. 

 Accredited Student Badge Regulations

Student Badge Request Instructions:

– The Student badge request is completed by submitting the online accreditation form.

– Filling out the online accreditation form does not mean your request to attend the festival is approved.

– If your request for accreditation is approved you will be notified by the festival.

Badge Fees and Benefits: 

  • The Student badge early bird fee is 350 LE until October 15th, after which the fee is 450 LE.

  • The badge allows you 3 tickets per day for film screening events. 

  • The badge does not allow you to book gala tickets.

Student Badge Benefits and Conditions:

– The student badge will grant you access to attend Cairo Industry Days panels, masterclasses, and In Conversations that are open to the public. 

– It does not grant you access to the festival’s opening, closing ceremonies, or private events. 

– It does not grant you access to the red carpet. 

– It does not give you the right to do any sort of media coverage. 

– It does not grant you the right to directly access the festival film screening. You will have to pull out your free tickets for the selected films via the festival’s box offices.

– It only grants you 3 free film screenings or event tickets daily (depending on ticket availability); one ticket for each screening/event. 


– In the event that a ticket is pulled out and not used, you must return the ticket to the box office at least one hour before the screening of the film/event. 

– If three film or event tickets are pulled and not used/returned, your badge will be suspended, and you will not have access to pull any further tickets for 3 days.

– Usage of cameras is not permitted.