We advise you get as much information as possible.
Read the Newcomers Guide.
Ask your supervisor to initiate your pre-registration and pre-register remotely via the Pre Registration Tool.
Find an accomodation (Strongly advised as it is difficult to find in both France and Switzerland)
Check Life in Geneva - France.
View CERN Housing Service for short term accommodation.
Wheelchair accessible Hotel Rooms are available in building 41. They can be requested when contacting the hotel.
Compare the cost of living in Switzerland and France as the prices do vary from one to the other.
Check with the Installation Service about removals and importation formalities of vehicles, furniture and personal effects.