Delegate Registration FAQs

Q: How do I register to be a delegate?
A: Online Delegate Registration is now open.

Q: What is the deadline for Earlybird registration?
A: Earlybird registration ran until 20 May. Passes are now available at the standard rate.

Q: What is the deadline for registering online?
A: You may register online through the Festival however after Saturday 11 June you can only pay for your pass by credit card and in person at the EIFF Delegate Centre.

Q: What is the Attenders list and when will it be online?
A: The Attenders List is a list of who has registered as a delegate at EIFF and will be updated on a regular basis. To access it, you will need to sign in to the Delegates area of the website then click on 'Downloads' on the left-hand side menu .

Q: Why does EIFF need a photo of me?
A: In order to create your delegate pass. Please note that you won't be able to access the Festival as a delegate without your pass. If you have any issues uploading your photo you can send it as a .jpg via email to 

Q: When and where can I pick up my delegate pass?
On the day you arrive, bring a print-out of your confirmation email or letter to the Registration desk in the Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, EH1 2ED. This is just across the road from the Filmhouse. Here you can collect your pass and full delegate information. The Delegate Registration desk will be open from 11:00 on Monday 13 June and from 08:30 on Tuesday 14 June until 16:00. From Wednesday 15 the desks will be open until from 08:30 - 18:00.

Q: How do I access Press and Industry Screenings?

Press & Industry screenings are accessed with your Festival pass on a first come, first serve basis, so we advise arriving early to screenings to ensure that you get a seat. All Press and Industry screenings are uploaded (and updated regularly) on this website – this is always the best place to keep up to date. To find these lists you will need to go to your account and select ‘Downloads’ from the left-hand column. These can also be found in the Downloads section of the Press and Industry areas of the website (depending on whether you have Press or Industry access).

Q: Will my pass automatically give me access to the Opening and Closing parties?
A: Unfortunately not. We have a very limited allocation of delegate tickets for these. Available tickets may be applied for and will be allocated on a 'first out the hat' selection basis.

Q: How do I get tickets for the Opening/Closing Night films/parties?
A: Please send your ticket request to Your name will be entered on a waiting list and tickets allocated on a random selection basis. You will be informed of whether we have been able to allocate you a ticket at least 24 hours before the event.

Q: When will the Industry Events programme be announced?
A: Industry programming will start to be announced in mid May. Check the Industry pages of this site for the latest details. You will be given an Industry Guide in your delegate pack when you pick up your accreditation that contains a full list of events. 

Q: Is the EIFF Delegate Centre wheelchair accessible?
A: The venue is fully accessible, for further details please contact

Q: Will there be any computer or internet provision at the Festival?
A: The EIFF Delegate Centre will have free public Wi-Fi access throughout the building. There will be a small number of computers for delegate use free of charge in the Cafe/Bar Area.

Q: Are there any meeting spaces available?
A: There are plenty of quiet seating areas in the Delegate Centre to arrange informal meetings.

Q: Where is a good place to stay during the Festival?
A: We’d recommend staying in the old town or around Haymarket, both of which are near to Filmhouse and the EIFF Delegate Centre. For a list of recommended accommodation, please check the delegates only section of the website and download our handy list.


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