Fans can start registering to buy Qatar World Cup tickets on Wednesday with prices for Qatar residents starting at QR40.The sale will begin at 1pm
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, scheduled to be held from November 21 to December 18 (Qatar National Day) later this year.
The ticket booking, which will need to be done through a ticket portal on the official fifa.com website, shall remain open till 1pm on February 8, 2022.
During this one month window, tickets would be available to buy on a first-come first-served basis prior to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 final draw which will be done on April 1, 2022.
The first phase includes one million tickets (1/3rd of the total 3 million tickets that will be available for 64 matches of 2022 World Cup).
Qatar residents do not have to pay at the time of booking the tickets between January 19 and February 19, 2022. And in case if the demand for tickets exceeds the allotted number then a random selection draw will be held and fans will be informed on March 8, 2022 after which they can pay and claim the tickets.
There will be four Categories tickets of which Category 4 is for Qatar residents only where tickets start at just 40QR.
Fans can buy up to 60 tickets each (maximum six tickets per match. This would be for a family with one member being the main ticket holder.
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 offers the cheapest tickets since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy.
Tickets would be available for fans in different options like following a team in the group stage where they can choose from four stadiums at one time in a day.
They have options like buying individual match tickets, team specific tickets, four stadiums ticket series, and accessibility tickets.
Qatar residents can buy tickets with their QID and for their families. These tickets cannot be passed on and can only be re-sold or returned to FIFA if a buyer so desires for them to be re-sold officially.
Meanwhile, ticket bookings for overseas fans would also begin on Wednesday with different prices and accommodation booking options on the FIFA website.
More ticket-booking phases would be announced later. The last-minute ticket sales for World Cup 2022 would be done in December.