Shout out to all FIFA fans- enjoy a visa free entry to Russia
World’s one of the most celebrated, popular and extravagant sports events, FIFA World Cup 2018 is around the corner now (14 June to 15 July 2018) and for a hardcore football enthusiast, travelling to Russia to watch FIFA World Cup is an unparalleled highway.
Football is way more than a sport; it is a culmination of the fun of the game, the passion involved, feelings and emotions. You can experience all this and much more during FIFA World Cup 2018, wandering around in Russia, for the fun and excitement can be felt everywhere and the memories you make there are going to last for a lifetime. The wins or loses, tears of joy or disappointment and cheers – all are too much captivating to let go off.
The fever of FIFA is such that people from around the world come over and engage in this grand event; and even if you are not a true football fan, visiting amidst the world cup makes it a vacation to remember. Most of the country crowd is on the pavements and the festival-like celebrations complementing to the whole ambience.
The shopping centres, bars, and restaurants are geared up for the world cup and are prepared to welcome all the fans in true Russian style. Volunteers from Russia and all over the world would be present to guide you assist you and guide you to access several free passes to numerous events, which you may not get to experience in any other place.
With so much excitement and enthusiasm in the air, football lovers need to rejoice since the Russian authorities have announced visa-free entry for all the world cup fans. The Fifa spectators won’t have to bear the hassle of procuring a visa. They just need is a Fan ID to access the country!
A Fan ID will allow visa-free entry in the nation, which will definitely save the fan’s money, but also invaluable time.
This is the first time that Russian officials have eased out its visa policy to generate greater participation from the FIFA fans. This gives us another reason to love Russia other than its vodka and the fact it is organizing the FIFA World Cup.
Wondering how to get your Fan ID?
Fan ID is a spectator card which is personalized by Russian government and can be attained by anyone who purchases the ticket to any of the match events of FIFA World Cup 2018. It will grant a visa-free access of 10 days before the first game extending to 10 days after the last game. The unique spectator card will also allow fans use the public transport in the Russian cities free of cost.
For obtaining a Fan ID, you need to apply on the official website of FIFA World Cup or visit to any of the Fan ID authentication centres.
All you require is a valid passport, a recent colour image, and a rightly filled application form to have the ID card delivered at your home once the application is approved.
This is a fast and easy strategy by the Russian authorities to boost tourism in the country since June is the ideal time to tour in Russia. The first match starts on 14 June 2018 and the world cup will continue for over one month.
Football fans have already started landing in Russia to enjoy this football mega event and experience the vivid vibrant locations of the beautiful cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Kaliningrad.