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The Professional Application Period Is Now Open!

Calling all first time professional applicants and returning “due” professionals! The professional application period for Comic-Con International and WonderCon is now open for first time professional applicants and returning “due” professionals. If you are unsure if you are “due” or “not due,” please click here for instructions on how to locate your professional verification status.

Industry professionals are a huge part of what makes our event so great and each year Comic-Con is proud to issue over 13,000 complimentary badges to professionals and their guests! Comic-Con is a great place to expand your knowledge base and exchange ideas with professionals in the fields of comics, art, gaming, animation, writing, toy design, production, publishing, and so much more! Year after year, Comic-Con is the place for professionals in the comics and pop culture industry to connect!

Ready to review the application? You’ll want to visit our Comic-Con Professionals page to download the “Information and Application for Professionals” PDF. Please read through the entire document carefully to determine what call to action you will need to take. It is very important to make sure your application and verification materials are post-marked or emailed by the deadline date. Late applications will not be accepted and there will be no onsite registration.

While you’re filling out your application, please keep in mind:

  • You need to include three sources of verification, including one from the last three years.
  • It is better to send more verification materials than not enough.
  • Email submissions are strongly preferred, however mail submissions are acceptable. Faxed applications are not accepted.

Please keep in mind a professional badge is a courtesy and is non-transferable. Information regarding professional guest badges will be released at a later date.

Still have questions and quandaries? Visit our Comic-Con Professional FAQ page to read up on the most frequently asked questions regarding the professional application period.