FIFA World Cup 2022 Ticket Categories [Explained]

The year 2022 is the year of the FIFA World Cup. Once every four years, the world cup is the biggest tournament for any player or for any fan to witness. If you are planning your trip to Qatar to enjoy the FIFA World Cup 2022, then before booking the tickets, it’s important for you to know how the FIFA World Cup 2022 tickets are categorized. 

The tickets are available in different categories. As per the category you book, the ticket prices and seats depend. So before making up your mind, check the various ticket categories made available to all by FIFA. 

FIFA World Cup 2022 Ticket Categories
FIFA World Cup 2022 Ticket Categories

FIFA World Cup 2022 Ticket Categories [Explained in Detail]

The FIFA matches are scheduled to take place across eight venues that are within a 30 miles radius of Doha. Irrespective of the stadium and match your book, the ticket categories are the same or similar for all venues. 

There are four ticket categories for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 scheduled in Qatar. 

  • Category 1
  • Category 2
  • Category 3
  • Category 4

As per the category, the ticket prices vary. The category 1 tickets are the highest prices with seats allotted in the prime area of the stadium. While category 4 tickets are the cheapest ones in the whole stadium. These tickets are reserved for the residents of Qatar. 

The categories are the same for all stadiums but depending on the capacity and structure of the stadium, the seat distribution and categories depend. So check out the categories for every stadium here in detail.

  • Lusail Iconic Stadium
  • Al Bayt Stadium
  • Al Thumama Stadium
  • Stadium 974
  • Education City Stadium
  • Ahmad bin Ali Stadium
  • Khalifa International Stadium
  • Al Janoub Stadium

So what does being a resident of Qatar mean?

A resident of Qatar means an individual who is legally residing on a permanent or temporary basis in Qatar. This includes Qatar citizenship holders and individuals from other nations who are residing in Qatar for work purposes. 

While booking tickets, you need to mention that you are a resident of Qatar in order to be eligible for category 4 tickets. There are huge chances that you may have to provide proof of residency while booking FIFA World cup tickets. 

Accessibility Tickets

This is great news for humankind. FIFA is offering a dedicated number of tickets for disabled people or people with limited mobility. These tickets are recognized as Accessibility Tickets. 

Things you need to know about Ticket categories

  • The ticket category depends and varies from match to match basis. 
  • The ticket categorization remains unaffected irrespective of any conditions on match day. (Example: Weather conditions)
  • ticket category boundaries may vary from match to match.

Still, have doubts? Comment down the query below or else visit the FIFA website for more info.

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