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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

New – Due to new security rules, all visitors to the United Nations over 16 years of age now require your government-issued photo identification 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:

  • Adults $20.00
  • Senior Citizens (60 and older) $13.00
  • Students (with valid ID) $13.00
  • Children (5-12 years old) $11.00

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.

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 November 2015 tickets

Vendini for December 2015 tickets

Vendini for January 2016 tickets

Vendini for February 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.  Below is our pricing chart for 20 persons per block:

  • Group Tour - Adult $360.00
  • Group Tour - Student (13 years+) $234.00
  • Group Tour - Senior (60 years+) $220.00
  • Group Tour - Child (5-12 years) $216.00

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

Limited Dates Available

Please note that the following dates are already fully booked for Group Reservations, however, individual tickets may still be available online through Vendini.

October: fully booked

November: 2-9, 12-13, 20.

We are accepting Group Reservations via the Group Reservations form below only.

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 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.

Please make sure to send your company/school check or money order using: FedEx or USPS Priority Express™/Certified Mail with Signature Required service and Tracking Number. Do not use regular USPS first class. Once your payment is sent, kindly email us with the tracking number to keep your tentative reservation valid.

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 over 16 years of age now require government-issued photo identification 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.