Remaining tickets for the World Cup in Qatar will go on sale next week.
Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis, allowing fans to confirm their purchase immediately after making their selection and processing the payment. The new sales period opens via FIFA.com/tickets on Tuesday, July 5 at 5 a.m. ET.
With 1.8 million tournament tickets having been sold already – and with less than five months to go until the kickoff – FIFA urged fans to act swiftly. In the event of high demand, a queue management system will apply.
Aside from the host nation, the top 10 countries for ticket sales based on country of residence in the latest sales period include emerging and established football hotbeds such as Canada, England, France, Germany, India, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the UAE and the United States.
With all 32 qualifying teams confirmed for Qatar, huge worldwide interest is anticipated in the new sales period, which will close on Aug. 16 at 5 a.m. ET.
FIFA said fans were encouraged to plan their trip to Qatar carefully and stay away from unauthorized websites and fake/invalid tickets – the only official channel from which to obtain FIFA World Cup tickets was FIFA.com/tickets.
Individual Match Tickets will be available across all four price categories, with category 4 tickets reserved for residents of Qatar. Fans will be able to purchase up to six tickets per match and a maximum of 60 across the entire tournament. There is also the opportunity to attend more than one group game on the same day at the beginning of the tournament in line with the match compatibility rules . Disabled people and people with limited mobility are entitled to a dedicated allocation of Accessibility Tickets