Africities is the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa’s flagship pan-African event that is held every three years in one of the five regions of Africa.

We mobilize communities and local authorities in African countries, as well as financial institutions, civil society groups and development partners at continental and international level.

Before starting your registration, please read the information below:

  • STEP 1: Fill out the registration form

  • STEP 2: Send a letter

    Please send a letter to and directed to: UCLG Africa Media Group, certifying the press participant issued by the media outlet being represented.

    Registration of press participants must be done individually.

    The letters certifying each participant by the media outlet being represented must bear the same name and ID filled in this form. The letter should be directed to the UCLG Africa Media Group.

    For accreditation purposes, each participant must present their passport or valid ID. This should be the same identification used to fill out this form.

    We recommend you bring a labour certification for immigration and security processes.

  • STEP 3: Receive a QR code

    When accepted as a participant, you will receive a QR code to the email you registered with. Please keep this QR code since it will have to be shown for accreditation purposes and badge collection.

  • STEP 4: Transportation Arrangements

    Once you have been approved and have had time to organise VISAs etc You will receive a communication asking for your flight and itineraries and hotels of stay in order to arrange all of your transportation. We suggest you take a look at the hotels we have posted with preferential rates on Only participants staying at these hotels will have transportation included (airport- hotel-event) for the 5 days.

Press Registration:

All Press will need to complete the PRESS REGISTRATION FORM or email



The QR code received to complete the registration process is used to identify uniquely each participant and is therefore non-transferable.

For your safety, rights of admission and participation are reserved.

For safety reasons, all participants must carry their ID during the event.

No registrations with incomplete or erroneous information will be accepted.

A vaccination certificate is not required to attend the event but a negative PCR test needs to be provided

General Information:

If you need help with the registration process or need to resolve any concerns, please contact

If you need a visa to enter Kenya please contact your country consulate but if you have any problems please email to

Kenya Africities e-visa immigration WhatsApp number +254 720 584 698

PRESS REGISTRATION FORM (Please note verification takes 24 hours)