FIFA World Cup 2022 tickets: prices, deadline, and how to buy?

The countdown to the 2022 FIFA World Cup has begun, with less than five months until the flagship championship kicks off in Qatar on November 21. The World Cup draw has been finalized, and fans are clamoring for tickets.

This would be the first World Cup to be held in a Middle Eastern nation. The matches will take place between November 21st and December 18th, 2022. They would be hosted at 18 stadiums in Qatar, mostly in and around Doha.

What are the ticket price ranges and categories?

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has four ticket classifications (Category 1, Category 2, Category 3, and Category 4), with Category 1 seats being the most expensive and placed in prime locations of the stadium. Category 4 is allocated solely for Qataris.

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The media above illustrates ticket categories for the World Cup, and the table below demonstrates the price of the tickets in dollars as of April 2022.


Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Category 4 Accessibility tickets
Opening match (No 1) $618 $440 $302 $55 $55
Group stage (No 2-48) $220 $165 $69 $11 $11
Round of 16 (No 49-56) $275 $206 $96 $19 $19
Quarter-finals (No 57-60) $426 $288 $206 $82 $82
Semi-finals (No 61-62) $956 $659 $357 $137 $137
Third-place match (No 63) $426 $302 $206 $82 $82
Final match (No 64) $1,607 $1,003 $604 $206 $206

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When is the last time to book a ticket for FIFA World Cup 2022?

The final wave of ticket sales began on July 5 (2:30 PM IST) and will continue through August 16th (2:30 PM IST). During this time period, tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Two rounds of ticket sales have now concluded, and FIFA has reported that 1.8 million tickets have been sold so far. However, the Federation has yet to specify the total number of tickets available for purchase.

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How to buy FIFA World Cup 2022 tickets and buying regulations?

Tickets for the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be sold on FIFA’s official website. After completing their purchases, fans can immediately confirm their tickets. A queue management system will be used if there is a large demand for tickets during this time period. After buying their tickets, supporters must reserve lodging and submit an application for a Hayya card, which is necessary to enter Qatar and World Cup venues. For each World Cup game, fans may purchase a maximum of 6 tickets, and for the entire tournament, they may purchase a maximum of 60 tickets.

Is it possible to re-sell World Cup tickets?

No, will be the sole place to purchase tickets. FIFA’s formal consent, which will be made public in the form of a Ticket Transfer and Resale Policy, is required in order to transfer or resell tickets. In other words, if you buy tickets somewhere other than, there’s a chance that they’ll be fake or that FIFA will cancel the ticket without issuing a refund.

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