Steps for Registration


Looking to Visit Jefferson Lab?

The registration process includes the following 4 steps. Please read carefully and follow all instructions.

Do not arrive onsite until you complete the registration and receive an approval email from Jefferson Lab.

If you have any registration questions, please direct them to your JLab Host, group administrator, or

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4

All new and returning guests/users must complete and submit a registration form no later than 7 days before arrival at the following link:

Submit Electronic Registration Form Here

Note: The login you create will be used each time you register for a new visit.

Review detailed step-by-step screenshots to help navigate through the EARS system here:

EARS Help & Instructions

Different users will have different Before Arrival Checklist requirements.  Some checklist items might include:

  • Institution Verification
  • Standards of Conduct OR User Collaborator Agreement
  • ID/Immigration Documentation
  • Dosimeter Request

Foreign Nationals

Foreign Nationals will require additional documentation to be submitted with their registrations.  These documents include:

  • I-94 Authorization
  • CV
  • Unclassified Foreign Visit/Assignment Form

See current required ID documents at the following link:

Required ID Documents Reference

Different trainings are required for different JLab types.  Some types include:

  • Staff
  • Users
  • Subcontractors

See required trainings for your JLab type at the following link:

Required Trainings for your JLab Type

If you have received your approval email, completed your required trainings, and are coming onsite, schedule a badging appointment at the link below:

Schedule a Badging Appointment Here

Review current badging information at our main Badging Office website here:

JLab Badging Office

Computer Accounts

If you require a computer account, you will request it on the registration form.  You will then be contacted by the JLab Computer Center to complete your computer account request requirements.  To check the status of your request, contact 757-269-7155 or the HelpDesk at

Contact Us

JLab FSO Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM