- On 7 Jun 2017
The Visa-free access period has started for the FIFA Confederations Cup's fans
Starting from today, the international fans of Confederations Cup's tournaments are able to visit Russia without a Visa using a passport of a fan (FAN ID). The passport of the football fan is personalized and can be issued for free as for Russian so for the foreign visitors. The only requirement for obtaining the passport is the availability of the tickets for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 on hand.
FAN ID allows the person to enter Russia within the first 10 days prior to the first play-off of the Cup, and during 10 days after the last match. It is still possible to apply for the passport of a fan through the website - www.fan-id.ru.
Those who have already received the FAN ID can plan their free routes through the website: tickets.transport2018.com. On the same website, visitors can book the free tickets. The transportation front-office 2018, which is responsible for the football fans' transportation, decided to reward the most active fan, who will make the biggest amount of rides on the free trains. The winner will receive the ticket to the opening match of the FIFA World Cup 2018, which will take place on 14th of June 2018th at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.