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We will
arrive in Santander by ferry from Plymouth. But...we haven't got our
credentials as yet. How can we fast track this? Out local pastor
will compose a letter of introduction for us, but what should he say?


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Camino Frances (2017)
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You are likely able to obtain one at the cathedral in Santander or one of the albergues. I'm sure someone on the forum will be able to provide information as to exactly where. :)


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The Camino Frances 2005
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You can buy credentials from Ivar, he will mail them to you. In April I ordered a credential and it arrived a couple of days later in the mail. Look in the Forum store and you will find them.
Buen Camino


West of England Pilgrim
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances in 2019 is my plan. I’ve had a tough 4 years with personal issues & need guidance
I second comments from Ekelund, Ivar sent me mine in less than 5 days!!


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LePuy, Frances, Aragones, Ingles, Vezelay, Toulosana, Muxia, Fisterra, Portugues, Sanabres
Our local pastor
will compose a letter of introduction for us
That concept has become a bit archaic in the world of 300k compostelas. Credencials are issued pretty much on request with no questions or justifications required. Have fun!

Pam Scott

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Camino de Santiago compostella 2015
Hi , When do you arrive in Santander? I arrive on the 30th June from Portsmouth. If I don't see you on the Way, Buen Camino!


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You can get them in the UK from the Confraternity of Saint James.

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