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Shipping samples and equipment to Elettra

Please follow the instructions to send us your parcels

  • Download the form: Shipping form
  • Fill it in in each and every part
  • Print 2 copies
  • Glue one copy in the internal part of the parcel and the other copy on the external part
  • The name of the receiver (yourself or the Beamline local contact) must be clearly written on the parcel and on the delivery note.
  • The address must be in the format indicated below, "c/o Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A. ..."! 

Please note: if the form is not present or it is incomplete, this will prevent your sample from being delivered!


c/o Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A.
Proposal n./Project/Collaboration
Beamline or Laboratory name
For: Name of the receiver
Strada Statale 14,in AREA Science Park
34149 Basovizza, Trieste


Name and Surname of the Sender
Affiliation address (Street, number)
Postal code

It is important to know...

  • The costs of transportation (including return), insurance, taxes and customs must be paid in advance by the sender affiliation.

  • In order to avoid delay in receiving materials, we strongly recommend you to ship the material at least one month before experiments.

  • Pre-alert your local contact at Elettra, e-mailing him/her the tracking number of your parcel.



  • If you need to send frozen samples for a protein crystallography experiment (on-site or remote), please check directly the XRD2 and XRD1 webpage;
  • You must clearly write on the package the sender's details as well as its affiliation;

  • Clearly specify the content on the package;

  • In case of peer-reviewed proposals, please specify the proposal code of the experiment that the sample refers to;

  • Include all necessary safety instructions.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 June 2020 10:32