CERN Internet Access for the Visitors

Access to the CERN wifi

You can register your laptop or mobile device and connect to the CERN network on a temporary basis for up to four weeks.

Registering the computer and all network interfaces you intend to use (e.g., Ethernet, wire-less) is mandatory at CERN. Only registered computers will get network access.


You complete the Web form at  Visitor Computer registration

Indicate Bernhard Holzer (Department BE - Group ABP) as CERN contact


Your CERN contact person receives the request for approval.

Note: by approving the request, your CERN contact person assumes responsibility for you to follow CERN's computer security rules.

CERN reserves the right to reject  registration requests.


You receive confirmation that your CERN contact person has (dis)/approved the request.

Make sure that up-to-date antivirus software with live updates and applicable security patches are installed on your computer.

To prevent virus propagation, network access will be blocked for computers found infected or vulnerable.

More information on the IT department websiteProcedure in pdf format