The question was: Looking for peoples’ advice on the matter of the credencial. We start our Camino in Ponferrada next weekend, but won’t arrive there till about 10pm (we have a hotel booked for that night), so the main albergue will surely be closed by then. We plan to start walking the following morning. What…
The question was: Can we go without a credential to Sevilla and be sure to get one there, or will we end up without a credential? Is the cathedral the right place? Read all the good advice on where to get a credencial (pilgrims passport) in Sevilla.
The question was: I am not religous but I am spiritual and wish to walk the Camino soon. Can I still get a Pilgrims Passport or is evidence of baptism required? Read all the good advice on getting the pilgrims passport if you are not baptized.
Short answer: You can get your Pilgrims Passport here. Starting in May 2014, you can get the official Pilgrims Passport (also called the Credencial) from the Pilgrims Office in Santiago de Compostela here in our Camino Forum Store:
The question was: ….however those walking from Roncessvalles and further I believe should only need to obtain stamps from alburgues where they stayed. What is the current ruling? If two stamps are required, from where must this be done? Read the good advice on the Pilgrim Passport in our forum.
The question was: Where do I acquire the Credential/Pilgrims passport? Read where to get your Credencial or Pilgrim Passport (it is the same thing) in our Camino de Santiago forum.
The pilgrims passport, of the Credencial, is what pilgrims bring with them on their walk collecting stamps along the way, proving that hey have walked “all the way”. It is recommended to get two stamps per day if you are walking from within Galicia. Once you arrive at the pilgrims office in Santiago, before they…