What do you need to know to purchase tickets:
1. Register on http://tickets.sochi2014.com
If you already registered on the website for the ticketing newsletters, you can use your registration details to access the website and purchase tickets or you can register right now.
2. Visa card
Visa – The only card accepted at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games In recognition of Visa’s support of the Sochi 2014 Games we accept only Visa payment cards for ticket purchasing. If you do not have a Visa payment card please visit the Visa website for more information on how to apply for one.
3. Ticket Limits
Please note that the maximum number of tickets you can order for a session is limited to the number of tickets you can select in the dropdown box. If you order tickets in excess of the 50 ticket limits, Sochi 2014 will have the right to cancel your tickets at their sole discretion.
In order for the maximum number of spectators to have the opportunity to purchase tickets, limits have been established for the number of tickets that can be purchased for a session by one person.
For a number of high demand events, there is a limit of 4 tickets per person, including:
• Ice hockey
• Figure skating
• The Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Games
For the remaining events, there is a limit of 8 tickets per person.
In addition to the ticket limits indicated above for one session, a maximum session limit of 10 has been established. This limits each account holder to ordering no more than 10 sessions per account.
Until the 15th of November 2013 you will be able to select to have your tickets delivered or you can pickup your tickets from a Ticket Center in Sochi or Moscow. Delivery will start in November 2013 in Russia.
5. Spectator pass
To visit the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi, you need to register for and receive a spectator pass. Information about the process and how to obtain a spectator pass is here.
Spectators are able to purchase tickets with exact seats locations on the website and in Main Ticket Centers which will be opened later, where you will be able to collect tickets according to your orders, and also purchase tickets. Detailed information will be available on the website http://tickets.sochi2014.com.
During Games Time ticket sales will be available on the website http://tickets.sochi2014.com and at the Main Ticket Centers and ticket box offices at sports venues, which will be open by the beginning of the Games.
The Official ticketing website can be used for ticket sales for citizens of the countries below:
Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Chinese Taipei, Congo, Cuba, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Gambia, Georgia, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Oman, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.