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Entry proceedures for FAN ID holders and their immediate relatives willing to visit Russia

According to the Federal Law No. 331 foreign nationals and stateless persons, who have obtained a FAN ID before or during The 2018 FIFA World Cup can enter the Russian Federation without a visa till the end of 2018.

In connection with adoption of the law the following procedure for obtaining visas by close relatives of FAN ID holders is introduced.

Immediate relatives (spouses, children, grandchildren, parents, grandparents) of FAN ID holders can obtain double entry humanitarian visas for 3 months period (visa expiry date shouldn’t exceed December 31, 2018).

The applicant should submit the following set of documents:

  1. Written statement of FAN ID holder and his relative about their joint visit to the Russian Federation;

  2. Documents confirming the degree of kinship;

  3. Application available online on (must be printed and brought to the Embassy);

  4. FAN ID copy;

  5. Applicant’s passport;

  6. One picture of the applicant (passport size).

This procedure shall only apply to the citizens of the European countries, USA, Japan and Canada. Australia, New Zealand, China (including SAR Hong Kong and Taiwan), India, Iran, Turkey, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Tunisia, Mexico, Malaysia, Costa Rica.

The procedure will take 1 week period.