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Frequently Asked Questions

Visit Agenda

Cancellation of visits at ITER in response to COVID-19

We regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel all public visits at ITER until further notice. We are implementing these precautionary measures in the interest of the health and well-being of all our visitors and our staff. 

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this temporary cancellation. We invite you to re-schedule your visit at a later date. Please rest assured that we will do our utmost to accommodate you and your fellow visitors for a future visit at ITER.

Thank you very much for your understanding.

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 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.