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Russia has opened a visa-free entrance for fans

Russia has opened a visa-free entrance for fans

4 2018 June LJ cover – Россия открыла безвизовый въезд для болельщиков
Tags: Russia, Visa, Football

Visa-free entry for foreigners coming to Russia for the matches of the FIFA World Cup 2018 of the year, was opened from 4 June with the presentation of the fan's passport (FAN ID), the Ministry of Communications reported.

According to the department, it is enough for an alien to show the FAN ID on passport control, while entry is allowed both with the version of the document on the laminated form and in electronic form, TASS reports.

The border is recommended to cross at 177 air, rail, sea and automobile checkpoints.

In the airports of cities hosting the matches of the tournament, and at eight automobile checkpoints through the state border of Russia in the Leningrad and Kaliningrad regions will be points of technical support for fans.

In Moscow, similar items will work in Vnukovo, Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo.

In addition, a visa-free transit transit through Belarus was opened on the basis of a fan's passport.

Entry to the territory of Russia on the passport of the fan is possible with 00.00 4 June on 23.59 15 July 2018 year, exit - from 00.00 4 June on 23.59 25 July 2018 year (local time).

Recall, 27 December 2017, the government approved a bill to establish a period for visa-free entry for spectators of the World Cup in football on the territory of Russia on a personified map of the viewer.

Dmitry Zubarev
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