The FIFA World Cup is the greatest football tournament in history. There is no denying the popularity this quadrennial event has worldwide. Millions of fans worldwide attend every iteration of the event to support their favorite team.
This year is no exception. The event is more popular this year as a result of a few decisions from Qatar. The World Cup will debut in the wake of winter for the first time. Also, Qatar management built the stadiums for this event entirely differently for the least carbon footprint possible.
As a result, FIFA already sold 1.2 million tickets moments after the release period. After short unavailability, the rest of the tickets are available for fans to buy. This article contains more detail on the descriptions and prices of the tickets.
Hayya Card for World Cup 2022:
Qatar has made a special requirement for fans to join World Cup this year. Attendees need to apply for a digital permit named “Hayya Card”. It is mandatory to attend matches. But it comes with several benefits. These include free public transport for match attendees on match days.
As a small tourist nation, Qatar has a bustling tourist season in November and December. As a result, they’ve made the Hayya card necessary to join the event this year. After buying a match ticket and booking accommodation, fans can apply for a Hayya card via hayya.qatar2022.qa. The card doesn’t require any additional service fees.
Place to Buy World Cup 2022 Tickets:
Tickets for the upcoming tournament are currently available at FIFA.com/tickets. They are also available to apply for on FIFA affiliate partners. The committee is selling on a first come first serve basis. The recent sales phase went from 5 April to 28 April. Currently, Qatar is trying to control the ticket count. As such tickets are unavailable at this moment.
A third ticket sales phrase is set to held soon. The details will be updated on the event accordingly.
Category of Tickets:
To ensure the best experience while keeping the price minimum possible, this year’s committee divided the tickets into 3 types. Details and prices of the tickets based on these types are listed below. The price is listed in the Qatari Rial rate. The rate is same for both international and Qatari fans.
Individual Match Tickets:
These are tickets for a specific match. They are available in 4 different price categories.
|Round of 16||1000||750||350||70||70|
Supporter Tickets (ST) and Conditional Supporter Tickets (CST):
Supporter tickets are group stage tickets for supporters of a certain team. Whereas Conditional Supporter Ticket includes a second-round match that could potentially feature the team.
|ST – Opening Match||2250||1600||1100||200|
|ST- Group Matches||800||600||250||40|
|CST – Round of 16||1100||825||385||77|
|CST – Quarter-Finals||1705||1155||825||330|
|CST – Semi-Finals||3828||2640||1430||550|
|CST – 3rd Place||1705||1210||825||330|
|CST – Final||6435||4015||2420||825|
Four-Stadium Ticket Series (FST):
The management tailored this series for fans who want to enjoy the atmosphere of four different stadiums. There are 14 different stadium combinations of tickets available in this type. Category 1 tickets range from QR 3’200 to 4’650, Category 2 tickets range from QR 2’400 to 3’400, and Category 3 tickets range from QR 1’100 to 1’850. Finally, the Accessibility tickets in this category are listed from QR 160 to 320.
FIFA reserved category 4 for Qatar residents. Whereas, Accessibility tickets are specially for disabled people. These tickets come with special facilities and spaces and cover certain requirements for people with special needs.