The Disneyland Resort recently opened Rise of the Resistance, an attraction unlike any other at a theme park. To board the ride, you'll need a boarding pass. Here is a guide on how to obtain a Rise of the Resistance Boarding Pass at Disneyland.

What is a Rise of the Resistance Boarding Pass?

You do not wait in line for Rise of the Resistance at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland Park. Instead, guests use a “boarding pass,” which lets them on the ride at a certain time. It is almost like a Fastpass or Maxpass reservation.

Your boarding pass group will be assigned a boarding group number. When it is your group’s turn, you can head over to the entrance of the attraction and get on. You cannot wait in any queue. At least until further notice, you cannot get on the ride without a boarding pass. Also, the Maxpass and Fastpass systems do not work for this ride, again, at least not yet.

How do I get a Boarding Pass? Step-by-Step

  1. Before even entering the park, make sure that your and everybody else in your party’s tickets are linked on at least one person’s Disneyland app. This is so important in ensuring that you guys ride together, but also get on the ride at all! I cannot stress enough that you should really have all of this done before going inside the park. You should only use one person’s app to do this, but it might be nice to have another person’s app as a backup.
  2. As soon as you and the rest of your party enter Disneyland Park (or right at the exact moment of park opening if you made it to rope drop), go onto the Disneyland app.
  3. Right on the front page, there will be a page talking about Rise of the Resistance. Click “Find out more.”
  4. Scroll down just a little bit and click the “Join Boarding Group” button.
  5. Make sure that every person who wants to ride has a checkmark next to their name. And also make sure that none of those who will not be riding or even at the park that day, are unchecked.
  6. Finalize everything and then you will be given a boarding group number.
  7. You will be notified when your boarding group is called. However, if you want you can check back every once in a while to see what number they are at just to make sure you do not miss your opportunity to ride.

Important Things to Note:

  • Even if you get a boarding group, your spot is not guaranteed. They may never get to your boarding group. And if you miss your chance, you miss your chance.
  • Groups numbers up to around 80-82 are the most likely to get to experience the attraction that day. After that, you get less and less likely to get on the ride.
  • You get two hours to ride it once during the time when your group number is called.