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Frequently Asked Questions

Visit Agenda

 
We are resuming our visit program — including visits by the general public — but with continued precautions.

Please observe the special conditions as listed below to ensure the safety of all visitors and ITER staff!

We are happy to inform you that we welcome visitors at ITER again with immediate effect.

We are introducing dedicated precautionary measures to ensure the safety of all visitors and ITER staff during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

We kindly ask all visitors for their cooperation in observing these measures.  

  • We will limit groups to 15 visitors in order to ensure social distancing requirements.
  • We have introduced additional stringent cleaning measures for all protective gear worn by visitors on site.
  • We will also provide hand-sanitizing hydro-alcoholic gel for visitor use.
  • We ask visitors to bring their own facemasks and wear them at all time during the visit.
  • We also ask visitors to observe social distancing measures of at least 1 meter, in accordance with French national guidance, and as indicated on site.
  • Visitors are requested to confirm that they have not experienced any COVID-19 symptoms and not been in contact with a person infected during the two weeks preceding their visit.
We look forward to seeing you at ITER again!



The list of frequently asked questions below is designed to help you to be more informed about the ITER visiting procedures and recommendations.

About the ITER Visits
Visits must be booked with a minimum of four weeks' notice.
Visits last 1h 30 min (depending on the program of the visit and the size of the group).
An ITER site visit generally includes: a stop at the belvedere of the Visitor Centre with its panoramic view of the construction platform, a presentation on the ITER Project, a drive on the ITER platform (subject to platform access conditions on the day of your visit)
Visits are free of charge (except for the possible bus hire costs).
Yes, for safety reasons, no skirts, shorts or high heels are permitted to be worn on the ITER worksite.
All visitors must have a reservation along with a passport (or, for residents of the Schengen area, a government-issued ID). Driver's licenses and professional badges are not accepted.
No, all visitors must have a reservation along with a passport (or, for residents of the Schengen area, a government-issued ID).Any visitor without a valid document will not be given access to the site.
Personal cars are not allowed on the ITER construction site.
Yes, for a group visit ( > 7 persons) and to arrange this you may contact the local transport company SUMIAN (+33 4 42 54 72 82) or the transport company of your choice to hire a bus for your visit. The bus driver's identifying information (name, date of birth, place of birth, nationality) must be sent in writing to the visit team in advance.
No, the registration form must be sent to the ITER visits team no later than two weeks prior to the visit. No changes can be accepted less than 2 weeks prior to the visit.
To visit ITER work site you need to be a minimum of 18 years old. During the ITER Open Doors Day, the construction site visits will be possible for children aged 10 and more
No. Visits are arranged during the work week (Monday-Friday) between 09:00 and 16:00. We do not arrange visits during weekends or national public holidays.