On-site Check-in & Badge Pickup
***In addition to the below requirements you must also meet all Covid-19 Safety Requirements, you can find more information on the additional requirements here.***
Registration Location & Hours
Our Registration Booths are located in Hall D. One of our Convention Safety Team (Red or Yellow Staff shirts) of Staff is able to direct you.
If you wish to check-in after hours you can visit our Con Operations Team in Room 201 for assistance.
|Thursday*||5 PM - 9 PM|
|Friday||9 AM - 9 PM|
|Saturday||9 AM - 9 PM|
|Sunday||9 AM - 3 PM|
*Only 3-Day Adult or Child Memberships, VIP Membership Packages, and Group Registrations can be picked up Thursday. There will be no onsite sales on Thursday. You must purchase your Membership(s) in advance online and then pick up your badge.
Single-day Memberships can only be picked up at the registration desk on the day they are valid. For example, Saturday Only Memberships may only be picked up starting Saturday morning.
Picking up Multiple Badges
If you have purchased more than one badge or have more than one ticket in your name. you are able to pick up all tickets in your name if you meet the Check-in Requirements. If you will not be picking up all of the tickets in your order, please change the name of the tickets you will not be picking up to the name of the person who will be picking them up. You can read how to change the name on a Membership here.
If you registered as a group, all confirmation will be sent to the email attached to the Tixr account used for purchase. You will need to change the name on each to correspond with each member of your group. You can read how to change the name on a Membership here.
Members of the group are not required to check-in together. Each member can check in separately as long as they have their confirmation code and meet the Check-in Requirements.
Attendees under the age of 16 must be accompanied at all times by a person(s) 18 years of age or older. The accompanying person(s) with them must also register for AnimeNEXT and wear their badge at all times in the convention center.
You will need a valid form of identification and your confirmation email or Tixr ticket. Once our Staff confirms your Registration you'll be provided your badge. We accept the following as valid forms of identification.
- United States Real ID
- Where applicable
- United States Driver's License
- United States State ID
- United States Military ID
- United States Passport
- Non-US Passports must contain conventional English translations
- United States Permanent Residency Card
What if I don't have one of these forms of ID?
If you do not have a valid form of ID, you must change the name on your ticket(s) to the name of someone who can be present to pick up the badge(s). You can read how to change the name on a Membership here.
Different Names on Pre-Registration & ID
The name on your Pre-Registration is required to match the name on your valid form of identification. You can change the name on your Pre-Registration one time. We have had this occur a number of times in past years for a vast variety of situations.
- We are able to match the name on the Tixr account the Membership was purchased with. You are also able to change the name on your Membership directly in Tixr. You can read how to change the name on a Membership here.
- You can provide a valid Petition for Change of Name, granted to you after you've completed the legal process
- If you are still in the process of your name change you can provide a copy of the application and the notification that your information is being reviewed.