High demand expected as FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ ticket applications open to fans following Final Draw 
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More than 800,000 tickets sold in the first ticket sales phase
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New sales window starts today with a random selection draw period running until Thursday, 28 April
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—-Supporter tickets and the chance to apply for tickets to two matches in one day now available
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—–A second Random Selection Draw sales period for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ opens today at 11:00 CET via FIFA.com/tickets.
With the Final Draw completed, fans can now see who their team will face in the Group Stage and place their requests for their preferred opening fixtures.The phase will run until Thursday, 28 April at 11:00 CET, and applicants will have for the first time the opportunity to request tickets to up to two matches per day at the beginning of the group stage, with the respective compatibility rules to be made available on FIFA.com/tickets. This is an unprecedented benefit at a FIFA World Cup™ thanks to the tournament’s uniquely compact nature and short travel times between all eight state-of-the-art stadiums.Also for the first time, Supporter Tickets and Conditional Supporter Tickets will be on offer for those who self-declare as followers of a certain competing country and want to sit with fellow fans of that team. Please note that some member associations require fans to be member of their official fan clubs in order to apply for these tickets.Fans will be again able to apply for Individual Match Tickets and Four-Stadium Ticket Series, while Accessibility Tickets will be available across all products. In line with FIFA’s ticketing policy at recent editions of the FIFA World Cup, Qatar residents will have exclusive access to Category 4 tickets, with prices starting at just QAR 40 each.In this sales period, it will make no difference whether applications are submitted on the first day, the last day or any time in between, as all tickets will be allocated after the ticket application period has closed. In cases where the number of tickets applied for exceeds the available ticket inventory for the domestic or international market, tickets will be allocated by a random selection draw process.All fans will be duly notified of the outcome of their applications no earlier than Tuesday, 31 May, along with the steps to follow and, if successful, the deadline by which to pay for allocated tickets.The full breakdown of products on offer via FIFA.com/tickets are as follows:-          Individual Match TicketsTickets for a specific match, available across four different price categories.-          Supporter TicketsGroup-stage tickets for supporters of a certain team, available across three different price categories.-          Conditional Supporter TicketsTickets for supporters of a certain team for a second-round match that could potentially feature their team, available across three different price categories.-          Four-Stadium Ticket SeriesTickets for fans who want to sample the atmosphere across four different matches and iconic stadiums on successive days.-          Accessibility TicketsTickets that provide access to tailored facilities and spaces for disabled people and people with limited mobility, covering a range of requirements, as part of any of the above products. Visa payment cards are the exclusive payment method accepted for residents of Qatar, while Visa and selected other payment cards are accepted for international fans. Visa is the preferred payment solution for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.Accommodation and Hayya Card (Fan ID)Once fans have paid for their tickets, they will be able to browse accommodation and apply for their Hayya Card, which doubles as an entry permit for international fans travelling to Qatar for the tournament.All spectators, regardless of whether they are based in Qatar or abroad, will need a Hayya Card along with a match ticket to enter the stadiums. To explore accommodation options and read more about the Hayya Card, visit Qatar2022.qa.COVID-19 measuresFIFA and Qatar are committed to putting health first. The Qatari authorities will provide the required safeguards to protect the health and safety of all involved in Qatar 2022. In that regard, all attendees must follow the travel advice from the Qatari authorities, including the latest guidance from the Ministry of Public Health. Full information on COVID-19-related safety measures will be communicated in advance of the tournament.Visit FIFA.com/tickets to buy a ticket and the FAQs section for more information about the products, packages and price categories.
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