FIFA announced another ticket sales period this week for fans looking forward to watching the most awaited football tournament in Qatar and in the Arab World. 

Fans can again apply for tickets to watch the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ from Wednesday, 23 March (1 pm Doha time) until 29 March (12 pm, Doha time).

During this sales period, tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, and ticket purchases are processed as a real-time transaction, subject to availability. All successfully purchased tickets will be confirmed immediately to ticket applicants. Football fans are advised to place their application as soon as the sales period opens, as tickets will likely sell out quickly.

First phase ticket sale

The first phase of ticket sale to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ was previously made available to VISA cardholders from 19 January until 8 February.

With a range of enticing options available during this opening phase, fans worldwide were given a chance to secure their seats so they do not miss out on a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and the Arab world will be an extraordinary event, according to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC CEO Nasser Al Khater.

Together with our partners, rights holders and other stakeholders, Qatar cannot wait to bring fans together to celebrate their shared passion for football, experience a new culture and enjoy everything that our country and region have to offer.

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said that the products launched today reflect FIFA’s goal of bringing the game to as many fans globally as possible. He said that it will be a festival of football that will see fans experience the rich culture and history of the region through the platform of football at top-class stadiums.

We look forward to bringing people from different cultures together to live football at the FIFA World Cup.

Pricing and ticket purchasing procedures

In line with FIFA’s ticketing policy at 2010, 2014 and 2018 editions of the FIFA World Cup™, residents of the host country will exclusively benefit from a special price category – Category 4 – with prices starting at just QAR40 each.

Visa cards are the exclusive payment method accepted for residents of Qatar, while Visa and other payment cards are accepted for international fans. Visa is the preferred payment solution for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Further sales phases will take place after the Final Draw and will feature additional products, including:

  • Supporter Tickets: For fans who want to sit among their team’s fellow supporters
  • Conditional Supporter Tickets: For supporters who want to reserve a seat for one of their team’s potential encounters in the knockout rounds, including the final

Given the short distances between stadiums, Qatar 2022 will offer fans a unique opportunity of attending more than one match per day during the early stages of the tournament. Ticket applicants will be able to register for more than one match per day during the ticket sales phase that will follow the Final Draw. Given the need to allow sufficient travel time between stadiums, fans will not be able to attend back-to-back matches.

To allow attendees to take full advantage of the compact nature of Qatar 2022, FIFA has softened the household limits from previous FIFA World Cups – now, each household can buy up to six tickets per match and up to 60 tickets throughout the tournament to enjoy the matches with their friends and family.

Hay’ya Card (Fan ID)

A Hay’ya Card is needed to enter the State of Qatar, access stadiums (along with a match ticket), and enjoy free matchday travel alongside other benefits.

COVID-19 measures

FIFA and the State of Qatar are committed to putting health first. Qatar will provide the required safeguards to protect the health and safety of all involved in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. All attendees must follow the travel advice from the Qatari authorities and the latest guidance from the country’s Ministry of Public Health. Full information on COVID-19 safety measures will be communicated in advance of the tournament.

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