The Credential, or “pilgrim’s passport”, is the fundamental document of the pilgrim that allows to gain access to accommodating facilities located along the itinerary. The pilgrim will get a stamp in every location where he/she stays or pass (turist offices, churches, hostels, …), until the conclusion of the walk.
To buy the credential, ask the french office in Champlitte (shipping less expensive) – firstname.lastname@example.org
For people who are travelling the last 100 km by foot or 200 km by bike, the Credential allows to receive the certificate of pilgrimage: Testimonium.
See the Pilgrim Code of Ethics
The Credential released by the European Association of the Vie Francigene grants a series of additional benefits to pilgrims: