Information on how to reserve tickets:

Write to:  Prefecture of the Papal Household
                00120 Vatican City State

Fax: +39 06 6988 5863


  • Date of the General audience or Liturgical celebration

  • Number of tickets required

  • Name / Group

  • Mailing Address

  • Telephone and Fax numbers


Important Notice: TICKETS ARE ENTIRELY FREE and can be picked up at the ticket office located just inside the Paul VI Audience Hall at the following times:

For GENERAL AUDIENCES: from 15:00 to 19:00 on the preceding day or on the morning of the audience from 7:00 to 10:00. For LITURGICAL CEREMONIES: on the preceding day or according to prior notification.



Kindly be advised that, regretfully, after December 8 any requests to attend the Christmas Eve Papal Mass, the First Vespers and Te Deum on December 31 and the New Year’s Day Papal Mass cannot be taken into consideration due to the limited number of places available inside St Peter’s Basilica. These ceremonies can be freely followed on the giant screens in St Peter’s Square.


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