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Before Your Visit: Registering as a Visitor and Safety Training

Before Your Visit: Registering as a Visitor and Safety Training

To prepare for your visit to TRIUMF, you will need to give us some personal information so you can be issued a visitor card and dosimetry badge. You will also need to complete 3 online safety training courses. Follow the flow chart below to complete all the pre-arrival requirements. All pre-arrival requirements must be completed at least 1 week before your first day on site!

How do I get a TRIUMF Username and Password?

The first time you are invited to TRIUMF, you will receive an email with your new TRIUMF username and temporary password.

Follow the link in this email to change the temporary password to a new, unique password. If you ever forget your username, you can receive an email reminder from
If you forget your password, you can request a password reset link to be sent to the email associated with your TRIUMF account by going to

How do I fill the visitor RSVP form?

The visitor RSVP form has to be filled for each visit to TRIUMF. You will receive a link to the RSVP form for your visit in an automated email.

If it is your first visit, please fill in all the required contact and emergency details. If you have been to TRIUMF before, make sure the information is up-to-date and accurate.

The RSVP form looks like this:

How do invite other members of my team?

If you have been designated as the team leader, you will be responsible to invite the other members of your team in the TRIUMF online visitor system. You can invite team members by going to your visit page and clicking on the "Invite a subordinate" link.

Fill the invitation form for each team additional member of your team. Make sure you provide accurate arrival and departure dates for their visit.

You will also find a direct link to the subordinate invitation form at the bottom of your invitation/RSVP email.

How do I check my training status?

You can view the list of all your required training courses as well as their current status (Completed/%, Not completed or Expired) at: It can take up to 48 hours for this page to update after you complete a training course.

What are the pre-arrival training requiments for PIF & NIF?

These three safety courses make up the minimum mandatory training required for all experimenters coming to use the beams at TRIUMF with unaccompanied access:

Each presentation is followed by a short quiz; each visitor should complete all the quizzes at least 1 week before their first day at TRIUMF. It can take up to 48 hours for your training profile page to update after you complete a training course.

What else do I need to know for my visit at TRIUMF?

Visitors are issued a TRIUMF access card for the Main Office Building (MOB) and the TRIUMF badge room gate to allow access to the experimental beam area. In addition, all visitors are required to have a radiation badge or a direct-reading dosimeter (DRD) for access to the TRIUMF beam area.
Open-toed shoes (i.e.: sandals) are NOT ALLOWED in the experimental area.

The visitor WiFi network covers only the control room areas and is not available in the experimental rooms.  If any of the equipment under test needs to be connected to the internet, plan for a wired connection.  Send the MAC addresses of all devices that will need a wired ethernet connection at least 1 week before arrival, to allow time for them to be registered onto the network.