According to the new Russian law, all FIFA World Cup FAN ID holders can enter Russia without visa until 31st of December, 2018.

Moreover, family members of FAN ID holders (spouses, children, parents, grandchildren, grandparents) can get Russian visa upon written request and documents proving their relationship.

Visa is issued 1 week after all the documents are submitted to the Consulate and is valid for 2 visits during 3 months.

However, visas for family members are issued only to citizens of these countries: EU countries, Australia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, India, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United States of America.

Documents required to apply for a visa:

  1. Application (must be filled in on the web site: visa.kdmid.ru : type of visa – humanitarian, 2 visits, not more than 90 days).
  2. Passport (with a copy).
  3. FAN ID (with a copy).
  4. Written request to issue a visa.
  5. Documents proving relaitves’ status (i.e. birth certificate, marriage certificate, with a copy).