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United Nations identification pass
Initial requests for the issuance of identification cards for the members of permanent missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva should be addressed to the Chief of the Protocol and Liaison Service, in writing (by post, pdf scan (email@example.com) or facsimile
(022 917 00 00)).
Chief of Protocol
Protocol and Liaison Service
Office of the Director-General
United Nations Office at Geneva
Palais des Nations
1211 Genève 10
Tél. : +41 0(22) 917 21 37 - +41 0(22) 917 21 90
All initial applications for a United Nations identification card must bear: (1) the seal of the mission; (2) the duly identified signature of the head of mission or, in the event of his/her absence, of the chargé d’affaires a.i., who shall have been designated and announced by the head of mission in advance; (3) the surname and given name, title or function, passport number and a copy of the passport, reason for the request and the desired period of validity of the requested card. For diplomatic members (holder of a carte de légitimation category B or C), the mission shall indicate whether the person will be included in the “Blue Book”, his/her precedence in the list of diplomatic members and if he/she replaces another diplomat.
In addition to the above, the applicants are requested to register online in order to create a profile valid for subsequent registrations for UN conferences. The individual request with an electronic copy of the initial application can be submitted via http://reg.unog.ch/e/UNID. This procedure not only enables the applicant to initialize the needed profile requested for any registration to UN conferences or events at the Palais des Nations but represents an important reduction in processing time as once the request has been approved by the Chief of the Protocol and Liaison Service, the applicant will be immediately notified through the e-mail address entered and can directly proceed to the Identification office situated at the Pregny gate in order to have the ID card issued.
All requests for persons who are not members of permanent missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva (i.e. WTO, embassies, consulates, etc.) shall be addressed in writing, duly approved and signed by the heads of the respective permanent missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva to the Chief of the Protocol and Liaison Service (by post, pdf scan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or facsimile (022 917 00 00)).
Initial requests for persons who are not members of permanent missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva but affiliated to the Conference on Disarmament shall be addressed in writing, duly approved and signed by the heads of permanent missions to the Conference on Disarmament directly to the secretariat of the Conference on Disarmament (email@example.com or
Request for renewals of identification badges shall be addressed as per usual practice in writing, duly approved and signed by the heads of permanent missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva, directly to the Identification Unit, Security and Safety Service
(firstname.lastname@example.org).The creation of an online profile is encouraged, alternatively applicants may proceed directly in possession of the written requests as well as their current badges to the Security and Safety Service in order to extend the duration of their badges.
Unité de l'identification et de l'administration du garage
Service de la sécurité et de la sûreté
Portail de Pregny
Office des Nations Unies à Genève
Avenue de la Paix 8-14
1211 Genève 10
Tel.: +41 (0)22 917 50 02
Fax : +41 (0) 22 917 04 94
Requests for identification cards for attendance at a conference at the Palais des Nations should be addressed directly to the relevant conference secretariat.