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To “UEFA Euro 2020” fans planning to visit Russia

To “UEFA Euro 2020” fans planning to visit Russia

 

Between 11 June and 11 July 2021, the anniversary European Football Championship “UEFA Euro 2020” will take place, marking the 60th birthday of the competition.

“Euro 2020” matches will be held in 11 cities of 10 countries of the continent. Russia’s Saint Petersburg will host 6 matches of the group stage and 1 quarter-final. As per the current epidemiological situation, the allowed capacity of the “Saint Petersburg” venue will amount up to 50%.

Foreign citizens planning to attend the matches in Russia as spectators are required to obtain “Fan ID” in order to enter the country and access the stadium.

“Fan ID” application is to be submitted via the official web-site https://fan‑id.ru/.

“Fan ID” is a mandatory document for all spectators of “Euro 2020” matches in Saint Petersburg necessary for visa-free entry to Russia and departure from the country as well as accession to the stadium (along with a ticket to the corresponding game).

“Fan ID” allows multiple entry to Russia from 29 May to 2 July 2021 and multiple departure from Russia from 29 May to 12 July 2021.

There are 2 types of “Fan ID” available for foreign spectators: “Fan ID”: in laminated and electronic forms. “Fan IDs” in laminated form are used to enter and leave Russia without a visa and to access the stadium. The electronic form is used only for visa-free entry to Russia and departure from Russia and does not grant access to the venue.

To access the stadium, one should obtain a “Fan ID” in a laminated form in any of the “Fan ID” Distribution Centres upon presenting the original identity document (passport). The addresses of the “Fan ID” Distribution Centres are available on the official web-site https://www.fan-id.ru/ in the “Where to get” section.

Kindly note that foreign citizens planning to attend “Euro 2020” matches in Saint Petersburg who applied for a “Fan ID” before 1 October 2020 are required to obtain an updated “Fan ID.”


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