FAN ID registration for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ is now open
FAN ID registration for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ is now open. The registration form and reference information are available on the www.fan-id.ru website.
A FAN ID is a personalized spectator’s card that is a part of the system for identification of football fans. For the first time in the history of the FIFA football tournament, fans of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 that was held in Russia in the summer of 2017 were provided with FAN IDs.
All spectators who purchase tickets to the football matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup must obtain FAN IDs. A FAN ID can only be issued after FIFA validates the application for ticket.
A FAN ID will entitle foreign citizens and stateless persons to visa-free entry to the Russian Federation starting ten days before the date of the first 2018 FIFA World Cup match. They shall leave Russia using their FAN IDs within ten days after the date of the last match.
A FAN ID is a personalized laminated form containing the holder’s personal data and photo. It is issued only once to each fan and is free of charge.
A FAN ID in combination with a match ticket will grant the right to free transfer on special trains connecting the host cities of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and on public transportation in the host cities on match days.
Foreign spectators of the football tournament will be able to apply for FAN ID on the www.fan-id.ru website. The FAN ID will be delivered by mail to the fan’s home address. It is also possible to get a FAN ID in the VFS Global visa centers or at Rossotrudnichestvo’s representative offices located abroad. The list will be posted on the website.
Step 1: Fill the application on the web site
FILL THE APPLICATION ON THE WEB SITE
Apply for FAN ID in advance on www.fan-id.ru
To do this, you need the number of approved application for a match ticket purchase or match ticket number plus the spectator’s ID data.
IN THE FUN ID DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Apply for a FAN ID in any FAN ID Distribution center **
To do this, To do this, you need to submit the spectator’s ID (Birth Certificate for children under 14) and a blank with the number to the operator of the FAN ID Distribution center.
Step 2: Аpplication approval.
Wait for the application approval. Application status notices are sent to the spectator by sms messages as well as by e-mail.
Step 3: Get the FAN ID
GET THE FAN ID BY POST OF RUSSIA
When filling an application on www.fan-id.ru you can get the FAN ID personally by mail
PERSONALLY IN ONE OF VISA CENTERS THAT ARE PARTNERS OF THE PROJECT *
AT REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE OF ROSSOTRUDNICHESTVO *
At one of the representative offices of Rossotrudnichestvo specified on the official website (fan-id.ru)
IN THE FAN ID DISTRIBUTION CENTER *
After the application is approved you will be able to get the FAN ID in any FAN ID Distribution center **
* You will need to submit the original of your ID (Birth Certificates for children under 14), the data of which have been specified in the application for FAN ID and preferably the application number
** The addresses of the FAN ID Distribution centerrs are specified on www.fan-id.ru