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Russia issues SVG visa waiver for FIFA World Cup 2018


A visa exemption will be issued to persons entering the Russian Federation for the FIFA World Cup 2018 for the period June 2 to July 25, 2018.

A release from the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Guyana said for Vincentians to enter Russia without a visa, they must be in possession of a valid fan identification document (FAN ID) and a valid passport that does not expire before July 25, 2018.

This Fan ID can be obtained at after the purchase of world cup tickets. The Fan ID can either be electronic or laminated, both being equally valid for entering Russia. Holders of electronic Fan ID’s must obtain laminated Fan ID’s in special distribution centres located in Russia in order to enter stadiums, use free transportation provided to football fans and to exit the country.