The COP 16/CMP 6 will be held at the Moon Palace Hotel/Cancun Messe premise, located on the
Cancun-Chetumal road. Shuttle services will ensure the commute within this premise as well as between
the premise and key hotel areas in and around Cancun City.
Meeting rooms, media area and services will be located in the Moon Palace Hotel, whereas Side Events
and Exhibits will be held at the Cancun Messe, together with cultural presentation areas.
Participation and AccessTop
Participation in COP 16 / CMP 6
Information Note to IGOs and NGOs pertaining to access to Plenary Ceiba During High Level
Segment Ceremonial Opening
and first session on Tuesday, 7 December (163 kB)
Information Note to IGOs and NGOs pertaining to registration, dress code and acces to plenary hall
during at COP 16/CMP 6 (176 kB)
REGISTRATION PROCEDURES FOR ALL OBSERVER AND MEDIA PARTICIPANTS TO COP16 / CMP6
Each participant must bring her/his passport and a printed paper copy of the UNFCCC
"Acknowledgement of Participation" form with barcode for observer organizations OR the
APPROVED UNFCCC Media Accreditation Status on-line form. Mexican and United Nations security officials
will ask to see these documents.
Information Note to IGOs and NGOs pertaining to confirmation deadline for COP 16/CMP 6
Procedimiento de registro para observadores y medios de comunicación que participan en
Cada participante debe llevar su pasaporte y una copia impresa del formato de la UNFCCC de
"Participación" con un código de barras para observadores O el formato APROBADO
de acreditación en línea para medios de comunicación. Los miembros del equipo de
seguridad de México y las Naciones Unidas solicitarán ver esos documentos.
Information on visas for MexicoTop
The government of Mexico has asked the secretariat to provide to Parties the following information
regarding on how to get a Mexican visa via parcel service from countries where there are no embassies
or consulates of Mexico.
Information for Observers on visas for Mexico (107 kB)
Information to Parties who require an entry visa to attend COP 16/CMP 6 in Cancun (178 kB)
Declaration form (74 kB)
Visa information service
Services to ParticipantsTop
Information for Participants Brochure (1913 kB)
Sales tax refund
Rental of delegation offices and
equipment on a commercial basis
Information note: Hotel accommodation, Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort
The government of Mexico reminds State Parties, Observer Organizations, and media representatives
participating at COP 16/CMP 6 in Cancún, Mexico, that rooms at the Moon Palace Golf and Spa
Resort, the main venue of the conference, are available to all participants, regardless of whether they
are delegates, observers, or media correspondents. Staying at the Moon Palace will enable participants
to be at the premises of the conference without the need to take shuttle transportation several times a
Reservations for the Moon Palace are available through the following link: www.cop16accommodation.com
or by phone: +52 (55) 5148-7509 / 10 / 11 / 12
Getting to and from Cancun
information on local transport, office rental and visa issues
Consignments and shipping informationTop
Consignments and shipping information for COP 16 / CMP 6
Consignments should be sent to: "Centro de Distribución" (Distribution Center)
Carretera Cancún-Pto. Morelos, Km 21, SMZA 47, Mza 8, Lote 1, Edificio B,
entre Rancho La Esperanza y Rancho Los Amigos,
Cancún, Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo, CP 77500
After sending the merchandise, please make sure to notify the Distribution Center through the following
Telephone: (52) 998-193-2010 Ext. 8329
Mobile: (52) 55 4605-2594
Telephone: (52) 998-193-2010 Ext. 8329
To facilitate tracking the receivee, the sender organization, recipient/responsible person, telephone
number or e-mail address should be clearly visible on the consignment.
The Destribution Center will start receiving consignments as of 22 November 2010.
Consignment labels for EXHIBIT, SIDE EVENT and DELEGATION are different for storage reasons, therefore
please mark the consignment accordingly.
The labels may be obtained upon request by e-mail:
SIDE EVENT and EXHIBITION: firstname.lastname@example.org
Customs information regarding imports
and shipments by governments and civil society
Meeting rooms / CateringTop
Meeting room booking will only be available on site during the sessions.
Please read and fill out all fields. Meetings will be confirmed closer to the meeting dates.
Meetings are granted for a maximum of one hour and are free of charge.
If you wish to order catering for your Side Event, please liaise directly with the official catering
company at the link below.
Please note that catering orders can only be received through this website up to 72 hours prior to your
event. In order to avoid overlaps of catering at Side Events, catering services will only be provided
after Side Events. It is the responsibility of the organizer to ensure that no food or beverages are
taken inside the meeting rooms.
If you have any further questions, please contact Ms. Ofelia Peniche. On-site staff at the
"In-house Services" desk at Cancunmesse will also be able to assist you.
Ms. Ofelia Peniche
Cel.: +521 55 27 28 76 18