In St. Petersburg the 7th of December will start issuing fans passports for the 2018 World Cup.
In preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Confederations Cup in Russia will create a system of identification of fans necessary to ensure safety during the matches. Each fan will have a personal card, which provides an access to the stadiums present at matches’ tickets, and foreign visitors allow entering in Russia without visas.
From the 17th June to the 2 th July 2017 will take place in four cities the Confederations Cup: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi.
From the 14th June to the 15th July 2018 will take place the FIFA World Cup matches in Moscow, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi and Yekaterinburg.
Moscow authorities expect that about 200 thousand fans will come to the capital on the Confederations Cup matches and up to a million - on the FIFA World Cup matches.