The wait is almost over. In less than two months, the football tournament will begin. The last-minute ticket sale of the 2022 Qatar World Cup starts from today, September 27th.
Football fans who have not secured their seats yet can make use of this opportunity, as the demand for the tickets has been on the rise as we approach the tournament.
Football’s biggest carnival is all set to get underway in November this year with Qatar set to become the first middle-eastern country to host the showpiece event which is all set to attract millions of football fans from across the globe. The competition will feature 32 countries that will battle it out for the elusive trophy. The World Cup is set to kick-off on 20 November in Qatar.
Last-minute ticket sale
The last-minute ticket sale phase will start on 27th September, Tuesday at 11AM CET / 12PM Qatar local time.
Tickets can be purchased at FIFA.com/tickets on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be subject to availability.
The last-minute ticket sale phase will run until the end of the tournament. Fans from around the globe can use the official website to book a seat at their favourite matches in the World Cup.
Due to the high demand for tickets, fans are asked to check the site on a regular basis, as additional batches of tickets will be made available through further release and resales, which will re-launch in due course.
Individual match tickets will be available in four price categories, with category 4 tickets reserved for residents of Qatar. Customers can purchase a maximum of six tickets permatch and 60 across the entire tournament. Disabled people and people with limited mobility are encouraged to browse the options and select from a range of dedicated Accessibility tickets.
All tickets for the general public will be fulfilled as mobile tickets. By second half of October, FIFA will release a dedicated ticketing app that customers will need to download. Purchased tickets will then be uploaded to this app and will be activated when fans access the stadium.
Tickets for Lionel Messi’s Argentina matches are in high demand, according to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 CEO Nasser al-Khater.
32 teams have been qualified for the FIFA World Cup Qatar.
Three rounds of tickets sales have already been completed and FIFA have stated that they have sold more than 2.45 million tickets.
India are among the top ten buyers country-wise. The top 10 countries who have bought the most number of tickets are Qatar, Canada, England, France, Germany, India, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the UAE and the USA.
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Did you get your Hayya card ready?
All local and international fans are asked to apply for a digital Hayya card (Fan ID). This card will act as entry permit to the State of Qatar, and also for access to the stadium during match days.
Qatar will suspend entry of visitors in the country from November 01 till December 23 to ensure the best possible stay for football fans visiting the country for the FIFA World Cup. Only fans with approved Hayya cards and valid match tickets will be allowed to enter Qatar and enjoy other benefits like public transport on match days.
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Fans with Hayya cards will be allowed to stay in the country till January 23, 2023.
The Hayya Card application can be processed online. After you have secured FIFA match tickets, you are recommended to start your Hayya application as soon as possible.