CERN — The European Laboratory for Particle Physics

Before returning/going to CERN sites
Please be aware that to access CERN sites,
o    All members of personnel need authorization of their respective hierarchy to access the site.
o    Employed Members of Personnel as well as students, trainees, etc. shall come onto CERN sites only upon request of their supervisor and in accordance with instructions provided by the supervisor.
o    Users shall come into the site only on request of the Experiment Spokespersons or Technical Coordinators and in agreement with their Home Institutions.
o    This 15-minutes e-learning session is now mandatory to access CERN.
o   Teleworking information can be found here :

Entry into Switzerland and France
Entry into Switzerland and France
o   Full up-to-date details of the situation regarding the Host State borders can be found here:
o   Questions and answers on entry and stay in Switzerland, the exceptions and suspension of visas:

o      Users’ Office:
Due to safety measures taken by CERN, the number of users allowed in the Users’ Office is limited.
Appointment booking system reserved for registrations and French card applications only.
For all other queries, please email us at: or call us at: +41 22 767 67 67
Swiss and French cards can be collected from or dropped at the Bldg. 55
o    Novae restaurants, Mail office, CERN Shuttle service and CERN hostel latest information can be found at the following link :
o   The Post office and the UBS Bank are open during standard working hours as before.

o   All the information you need at your fingertips :

o   CERN
visits are not possible until the end of the year 2020.

COVID-19 official information:
–    The safety rules are defined
 Memorandum from the Director General: CERN Instruction on COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures
o    CERN Wide: 2370902
o    EP Specific: 2368865
o    CERN HSE page and FAQ dedicated to COVID-19 information, measures and recommendations
–    Vulnerable people
Procedure, in French only for the moment:

Printers, water fountains and meeting rooms
o   Printers in common areas can be used, please ensure to wipe down any equipment after use with the disinfectant and wipes that have been made available. 2-1065-CANC3 and 2-R026-HP4050
o   Water fountains can be used, please ensure to wipe down the fountains after use.
o    LHCb meeting rooms remain closed until further notice.