Group visits

  • Group size: 15 - 150 people
  • Advance booking requirement: minimum 10 weeks
  • Availability: Group visits are available Monday through Friday. The Visitors' Centre is closed on weekends and Belgian public holidays, plus certain holidays for the EU institutions.
  • Confirmation: You should receive confirmation within 2 weeks of submitting your request, including the contact details of the person handling your visit. If not, please email
  • Cost: Free of charge
  • Minimum visitor age: 15
  • Language: All EU languages – tell us your preference when you apply.
  • Identification: You must show a passport or national ID card to get into the building (driving licence not accepted).
  • Cancellation: Please warn us at least 2 weeks in advance at, including your visit number.
  • A late arrival may result in cancellation of your visit. Please warn us by calling +32 2 296 7297.

When you apply for one of the 3 types of group visit, you will be asked to either create an 'EU Login' account or log in to your existing account.

Individual visits: unfortunately we cannot organise visits for individuals or groups of fewer than 15 people. You may wish to visit the European Parliament instead.

Visitors Centre Timeline
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Visitors Centre Room

Location and access

European Commission Visitors' Centre

Visits sometimes take place at other locations. Check your confirmation.


On the corner of Rue de la Loi and Rue du Taciturne.

Visitors Centre Entrance© European Commission, Georges Boulougouris

Public transport

We strongly recommend using public transport to come to the Visitors’ Centre. The closest stop is 'Schuman' and can be reached by metro and bus. When leaving the metro station, follow the signs for the 'Berlaymont' exit.

Dedicated parking for buses is available in Rue du Taciturne (on your right when turning off rue de la Loi).

Security screening

To enter the Visitors’ Centre, you must show a national ID card or passport (driving licence not accepted). You must also pass through a metal detector, similar to those at airports, and your belongings will be X‑rayed.


The Visitors' Centre is wheelchair-accessible. Please indicate your needs on the application form.


Wi-Fi is available inside the Visitors' Centre.


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