Registration and International Services
Part of Human Resources, the Jefferson Lab Registration and International Services (JRIS) Office provides users and visitors with an organized and efficient transition into the Lab, in the shortest possible timeframe, ensuing compliance with all required laws, policies and procedures.
To ensure a timely and efficient transition into the Lab, submittal of the Electronic Access Request Registration Form is required at least 7 days before the onsite arrival start date. Access will not be granted until all required validations and approvals are complete.
As part of the Human Resources Department, the JLab Registration/International Services Office (JRIS) provides assistance to all Jefferson Lab personnel for completion of registration, training requirements, badging, and all areas of visa/immigration. Our goal is to provide our researchers and employees with an organized, efficient transition into the Lab, in the shortest possible timeframe, while ensuring that we comply with all required on-site policies and procedures. We are located in the Support Service Center, Building 28, and are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.
*International Visitor Registration*
The U.S. Department of Energy requires all non-U.S. citizens to provide government-issued picture identification, i.e. green card, passport, visa, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services information before entry to Jefferson Lab. In addition, DOE headquarters approval is required before entry of persons whose country of origin is North Korea, Iran, Sudan or Syria. Entry to Jefferson Lab may be denied if identification and current immigration status cannot be verified.
An Invitation letter is required at the port of entry for all non US citizens requesting a business visa (B-1, WB) to participate in research, workshop, conferences and meetings at JLab. These activities are prohibited with Tourist Visa (B-2, WT)
Please direct all questions to:
Support Service Center Building, Room 45
firstname.lastname@example.org (757) 269-7687
Human Resources Assistant
Support Service Center Building 28, Front Desk
email@example.com (757) 269-7598
- Dosimeter Information (on site only)
- ID Requirements
- B-1 Visa
- English Proficiency Test for J-1 Exchange Visitors
- J-1Exchange Visitors Arriving at a U.S. Port of Entry
- Social Security Card
- J-1 Non-immigrants Applying for a Social Security Number
- Unclassified Foreign Visits & Assignments
- U.S. Tax Information
- Virginia State Tax Information
- English as a Second Language
- Requirements for Receiving JLab Support
- Visa Document Guidelines Required for Travel Reimbursement for Foreign National Visitors
- Student Orientation Booklet
- International Visitors
- Mentoring JLab Students
User Liaison facilitates the lab's scientific program by maintaining effective channels of communication between the JLab staff, JLab user community, associated scientists and engineers from across the world; providing solutions for the needs of the user community and assisting users with their use of the lab's facilities.