For those considering attending Vimy Ridge on the 9th of April 2017 please find the instructions as below.
You must register online with Veterans Affairs Canada if you plan to attend the ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on April 9, 2017. To register, go to the 100th anniversary website at www.canada.ca/Vimy-100 and click on the “Registration” link.
Once you have completed the online registration, you will receive an e-mail with instructions to activate your account. Once your account has been activated, you will receive an e-mail to confirm that your registration has been completed – this is not your official e-ticket.
Your official e-ticket will be sent to you via e-mail closer to the date of the ceremony. IMPORTANT: You must bring both your e-ticket and your photo ID (passport or National photo ID Card) on the day of the ceremony. Without a printed copy of your official e-ticket and your official photo ID, you will not able to attend the ceremony on April 9, 2017.
Registration will close on February 28, 2017, or earlier if capacity is reached. Registration at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on the day of the ceremony will not be possible.
For updated information regarding access to the site, event schedule and transportation details, please consult the Veterans Affairs Canada website regularly at www.canada.ca/Vimy-100.