FIFA World Cup 2018

In accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, entry (and exit) of foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving in Russia as spectators for sports events within the framework of the FIFA 2018 World Cup (June 14 - July 15, 2018 in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saransk, Volgograd), is carried out without issued Russian visas.

However, in order to be admitted to Russia foreign citizens/stateless persons must have a valid identity document (“tourist” passport) and a “Personalized card of the spectator” (also known as a “Fan ID”).
Information on the procedure for obtaining a Fan ID can be found on the websites of the organizers of the above sports events at: and


for international passengers travelling on railways during FIFA World cup 2018 events in the Russian Federation

Basic security requirements and restrictions

Transport facilities are an area of high risk and have special requirements on security provision.
Due to this reason all individuals must follow the rules of security control, comply with the demands of station, security and transport police employees.

Full information you can find in the attachment.