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Procedures for Scientific Visitors

The following procedures and/or regulations apply to all users when coming to TRIUMF, and the Visitor Services Coordinator will be able to clarify the requirements for each category of visitor. Links to all referred to forms or documents can also be found on this web page.

 

STEP 1 INITIAL INVITATION

The first step in coming to TRIUMF:

a) from outside of Canada - is to request a letter of invitation. This will be sent to you by the appropriate Director, Division Head, Research Scientist or Group Leader you are collaborating with. When you receive the letter it will include a standard Contract which you will be asked to sign and return. Please read the following Steps for further details.

b) from within Canada - contact your TRIUMF host or the Visitor Services Coordinator for details of paperwork required. Please read the following Steps for further details.

STEP 2ARRANGING ACCOMMODATION
STEP 3 OBTAINING APPROPRIATE IMMIGRATION DOCUMENTS
STEP 4DETERMINING TRIUMF ACCESS PRIVILEGES
STEP 5SAFETY
STEP 6SECURITY ACCESS CARDS
STEP 7APPLYING FOR A RADIATION BADGE
STEP 8APPLYING FOR OFFICE OR LABORATORY KEYS
STEP 9APPLYING FOR A USER'S COMPUTER ACCOUNT
STEP 10SHIPPING EQUIPMENT TO TRIUMF
STEP 11EMERGENCY MEDICAL INSURANCE
STEP 12TEMPORARY PARKING PERMITS
STEP 13APPLYING FOR LONG DISTANCT TELEPHONE PRIVILIGES
STEP 14OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACCOUNTING PROCESSES OR INFORMATION
STEP 15UPON DEPARTURE FROM TRIUMF