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Individuals and Small Groups (1 to 39 persons)
Large Groups (40 persons or more)
Things to note before purchasing your ticket
Things to note before coming to the UN

On-line tickets and group reservations until December 2016 are now available.  Book early to avoid disappointment!

UN Headquarters may be closed to the public from 16 September – 2 October 2016, due to the UN General Debate.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause. 

 

New UN Access – First go across the street from the UN to the Visitors Check-in Office at 801 First Avenue (Corner of 45th Street) before going through UN Security Screening. Read more on our Security page.

All visitors to the United Nations 18 years and older require government-issued photo identification issued by a Member State or an Observer State of the United Nations to enter UN Headquarters.  Photo Identification can include a passport, drivers licence or national identify card.

Individuals and Small Groups (1 to 39 persons)

For Guided Tour tickets:

Individuals

2016

Adult

$22.00

Student (13 years+)

$15.00

Senior (60 years+)

$15.00

Child (5-12 years)

$13.00

 

The above prices include a $2.00 convenience fee added by our ticket vendor, Vendini, for on-line purchases.

“Vendini Tickets” is the name that will appear on your credit card statement for the purchase of UN guided tour tickets. 

A limited number of tickets can be purchased on-site for the next available tour on the same day. It is recommended to arrive early.

For security reasons, children under 5 years of age are not permitted on tour.

Before booking your tour, please read the information below, particularly “Things to note before purchasing your tickets” and “Things to note before coming to the UN”.

Please note that when entering your billing address to purchase tickets on-line with Vendini, do not use any non-traditional English characters (such as accents) otherwise an error message will be received.  Vendini is aware of this problem and we apologise for the inconvenience.

All sales are final.  There are no refunds nor exchanges.

Purchase tickets through our on-line ticket vendor:

Vendini for July 2016 tickets

Vendini for August 2016 tickets

Vendini for September 2016 tickets

Vendini for October 2016 tickets

Vendini for November 2016 tickets

Vendini for December 2016 tickets

If there are no more tours showing on a particular day, be sure to check back to the Vendini site frequently, especially on the actual day, as additional tours are often added.

Large Groups (40 persons or more)

If your group total is 40 persons or more, you may directly book a tour with our Group  Reservations team.

To book a tour directly with Group Reservations, you are required to purchase tickets by a block (20 persons per block) with a minimum of two (2) blocks.  For example: if you have a group of 41 to 60 people, you must purchase three blocks of 20; for 61 to 80 people, four blocks must be purchased.  Below is our pricing chart for 20 persons per block:

Group Tours

2016

Adult

$400.00

Student (13 years+)

$274.00

Senior (60 years+)

$260.00

Child (5-12 years)

$256.00

 

For groups which combine different age categories, the pricing will reflect the majority of participants.

Please contact our reservations staff for more information at unitg@un.org

Large Groups Payments

We can now accept payment via credit card through our on-line vendor, Vendini.  If we assist you over the telephone with a credit card payment, a $5.00 agent’s fee per reservation will be added.

Otherwise, payment can be made with a company, organization, or school cheque (no personal cheques), or (international) money order. Once we identify an available date/time slot and you accept, we will email you an invoice within two business days in order to make payment arrangements.  Your payment must be received within 15 days of the confirmed reservation or your reservation will be cancelled.

If you would like to book your tour directly with us, please read the Group Reservations Policy and afterwards complete the Group Reservations Form for 40 persons or more.

Please note that we are experiencing difficulties responding to emails from “aol” accounts.  An alternative email is preferable.

 

Things to note before purchasing your ticket

  • In the unlikely event that a language tour booked is not available on the day, the tour will be conducted in English.

Things to note before coming to the UN

  • All visitors to the United Nations 18 years and older require government-issued photo identification issued by a Member State or an Observer State of the United Nations to enter UN Headquarters.  Photo Identification can include a passport, drivers licence or national identify card.
  • Your email confirmation from Vendini will serve as your ticket. Please print a copy of the email or show it on your smart phone.
  • For security reasons, children under 5 years of age are not permitted on tour.
  • You should arrive at the UN premises one hour prior to your tour time in order to pass through security screening and walk to the Cashiers Desk at the back of the GA Lobby to check-in for your tour.
  • If you arrive more than 15 minutes after your tour time and do not check-in at the Cashiers Desk, your reservation will not be honoured.
  • Please read the Security information on “What (not) to bring to the UN”.
  • Please read the “Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)” for more information including details about the Dress Code.