•   Monday, 30 Jan, 2023
FIFA World Cup 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: A quick guide for fans visiting Qatar

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With the FIFA World Cup 2022 kickstarting on November 20, the season of football has officially begun. Fans across the world have flown to host country Qatar in large numbers to witness the action of the games live. However, for the last-minute planners, here's a quick checklist to keep in mind:

For those willing to buy tickets to FIFA World Cup 2022, the online last-minute sales phase is currently open and will run until the end of the tournament of December 18. As per the official FIFA website, during this sales period, tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, and ticket purchases are processed as a real-time transaction, subject to availability.

Citizens of over 95 countries are eligible for visa-free entry into the State of Qatar, as per Qatar Tourism. It added that nationals of India can enter Qatar visa-free and spend up to 30 days in Qatar, during single or multiple trips, with an option to extend for another 30 days, subject to certain terms and conditions.