Foreign participants of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will enter Russia on fan passports
According to the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Rogozin, foreign participants of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will enter Russia on fan passports.
“All the checkpoints at airports designated by the Russian government's decision to serve fans visiting the country during the World Cup should be ready in time. Foreign participants of the World Cup will enter the country not by the traditional way but on fan passports”, – said Dmitry Rogozin to reporters.
Fan passport is an innovation, the document is supposed to be issued by the Russian Ministry of Communications. It is expected that the equipping of checkpoints used during the 2018 World Cup will require minimal resources and the time required to obtain a fan passport will be just over 90 seconds.
It should be recalled that the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018 at 12 arenas in 11 host cities such as Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Yekaterinburg, Rostov-on -Don and Sochi.