Gear up Football fans! Visa-free travel available in Russia for Confederations Cup, World Cup
Source :News Bharati English   Date :08-Jun-2017

Moscow, June 8: ‘Visa’, whenever the word is uttered, we remember the long boring process. Though it is very important for international security and internal security of a nation, sometimes it may obstruct an immediate foreign visit. Like many other countries, foreign citizens arriving in Russia must have a Russian visa. But Russian administration in some exceptional cases allows visa-free travel in Russia. The host of 20187 FIFA World Cup is Russia. To make the travel easy for worldwide football fans, Holders of tickets for any match of the World Cup 2018 and Confederations Cup 2017 are to be allowed visa-free entry to Russia.

For Confederations Cup 2017, the visa- free entry has been made available from 7th June.  An official made the statement on the issue. According to his statement, foreign fans will be able to enter Russia without a visa, but they are required to carry their FAN IDs. Just via a free e-mail, the document can be received. They will be able to leave the country with this document throughout the Confederations Cup and during ten days after the tournament is over.

But the FAN-ID is very important to get an entry in any stadium. With the match-ticket, this should also be carried by anyone, even by children. With these IDs, they can avail urban and suburban transport in the cities hosting World Cup matches for free.

The FIFA world cup 2018 will also have the same rule. The World Cup 2018 will take place from June 14 to July 15, 2018, at 12 arenas in 11 Russian cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Sochi, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg, Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd, and Samara.