Legal Provisions on FAN ID

A FAN ID is a document for sporting event spectators issued by federal executive body responsible for drafting and implementing government policy and legal regulation in the field of information technology. А FAN ID is required for foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving in the Russian Federation as spectators for the UEFA EURO 2020™ sports events for entry and exit from the Russian Federation. FAN IDs is also required for attending sporting events during of the UEFA EURO 2020™ matches day. FAN IDs are issued on paper, as well as in electronic form.

(in accordance with paragraph 28 of Article 2 of the Federal Law №108-FZ dated 7 June 2013 "On the Preparation for and Holding of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup™ and the UEFA EURO 2020™ in the Russian Federation and introducing amendments to certain regulatory acts of the Russian Federation")

Spectator of UEFA EURO 2020™ shall mean a person, possessing a match ticket or a document that entitles such person to obtain a match ticket for UEFA EURO 2020™, the form is approved by the federal executive body in the field of physical fitness and sports.

(in accordance with paragraph 47 of Article 2 of the Federal Law №108-FZ dated 7 June 2013 "On the Preparation for and Holding of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup™ and the UEFA EURO 2020™ in the Russian Federation and introducing amendments to certain regulatory acts of the Russian Federation")

An application for a FAN ID can be declined or a FAN ID can be cancelled in case it is necessary for the purposes of ensuring the country’s defense capability and security, or public order, or if information is available about facts of public order violation by sporting event spectators when public, sporting, entertainment and (or) other mass events are held outside the territory of the Russian Federation, or violations of the rules of conduct for spectators when official sports competitions are held on the territory of the Russian Federation, or about an intention to perform corresponding unlawful acts.

(in accordance with paragraph 28 of Article 2 of the Federal Law №108-FZ dated 7 June 2013 "On the Preparation for and Holding of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup™ and the UEFA EURO 2020™ in the Russian Federation and introducing amendments to certain regulatory acts of the Russian Federation")

(In accordance with the Procedure for Issuing FAN IDs  approved by the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation dated October 25, 2016 No. 506)

FAN IDs are issued to foreign citizens, stateless persons and citizens of the Russian Federation (hereinafterspectators).
An
application for a FAN ID is submitted by a spectator individually through the Football Fans Identification System (hereinafter, FIS) web interface on the information and telecommunication networkInternet” (hereinafterthe Internet) or by an operator of a FAN ID Distribution Centre visited by a spectator. The spectator can select the language of the FIS webpage interface on the Internet.

The information required for submitting an application for a FAN ID:

- surname, first name(s), middle name(s)/patronymic name;

- date, month and year of birth;

- sex;

- details of identity document (type of document, series, number, issuing authority, date of issue)

- nationality;

- ticket number or order number for a UEFA EURO 2020™ match in Saint Petersburg;

- photo;

- mobile phone number;

- email address;

- address for the delivery of the FAN ID.

On the registration page of the FIS web interface on the Internet a spectator should:

- enter personal data (hereinafter – PD) and contact information (foreign citizens and stateless persons in English and citizens of the Russian Federation - in the Russian language). For citizens of the Russian Federation, all the fields, including the field "last name", "name", "middle name" are available only in Russian. For foreign citizens/stateless persons, all fields, including the "surname", "name", "patronymic/middle name(s)" are available only in English;

- upload a photo;

- select a type of FAN ID delivery: by post, with courier service (for foreign citizens and stateless persons permanently residing outside the Russian Federation) or in person at a FAN ID Distribution Centre;

- specify the details of a ticket (tickets) or a document confirming the right to receive a ticket (tickets) for attending a match of the UEFA EURO 2020™ in Saint Petersburg (Russia);

- grant consent for further personal data processing and receipt of notifications by signing them with a simple electronic signature. These are recognized as electronic documents equivalent to documents printed on paper and personally signed (the spectator is obliged to maintain the confidentiality of data used to carry out FIS verification). The simple electronic signature contains information in electronic form provided to the FIS by the spectator and confirms the submission of electronic forms to the FIS by the spectator. Verification of the identity of the spectator who submitted the electronic documents to the FIS is carried out by using short text messages to the portable radiotelephone communications device of the spectator. Additional information may be communicated to the spectator by text messages to the email address provided to the FIS at registration.

- confirm the entered information according to the verification procedure stipulated by the FIS.