Communication on FAN ID for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™
Each spectator who has bought a ticket for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ matches (hereinafter –2018 FWC) shall obtain a FAN ID. A spectator shall fill in a form on the website https://www.fan-id.ru or apply for FAN ID issue at a FAN ID Distribution center in Russia. In this center a spectator can get a FAN ID, which in combination with a match ticket provides a comfortable and fast passage to the stadiums for all spectators.
FAN ID Distribution centers are open in all 2018 FWC host cities.
FAN ID is a personalized laminated card, containing the holder's name, issued free and once for all matches.
A FAN ID on paper form (laminated form) as well as in electronic form entitles foreign citizens and stateless persons (foreign spectators) for a visa-free entry to the Russian Federation territory and the Russian Federation territory exit.
The foreign spectators can enter the Russian Federation visa-free with FAN ID in the period starting ten days before the first 2018 FWC match date and ending on the date of the last 2018 FWC match (from the 4th of June to the 15th of July 2018).
The foreign spectators can exit the Russian Federation visa-free with FAN ID in the period starting ten days before the first 2018 FWC match date and ending in ten days after the last 2018 FWC match date (from the 4th of June to the 25th of July 2018).
FAN ID in electronic form will be sent to the foreign spectators on e-mail in PDF format for the following independent printing on an A4 format sheet of paper.
FAN ID in electronic form doesn’t entitle the access to the stadium, a free railway travel in the additional trains between the 2018 FWC host cities and in public transport of the 2018 FWC host cities. In this case a foreign spectator shall obtain a FAN ID on paper form in one of the nearest FAN ID Distribution centers.
It is recommended for a spectator to obtain a FAN ID on laminated form in advance for more convenient stay in the Russian Federation in the period of the 2018 FWC holding.
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