Ticketed sales for 2018 FIFA World Cup resume

  • Ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup possess resumed on Dec 5, the Worldwide Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) stated in a statement.

    According to FIFA, "sales stage 2 will be separated into two sales periods. " Throughout the random selection draw from December 5, 2017, to January 31, 2018, "fans can apply for individual match tickets for all matches except for the actual opening match as well as final, venue-specific seat tickets and supporter seat tickets and, if the number of applications exceeds the number of available tickets, share will be by the arbitrary selection draw procedure. "

    "All customers will be notified about the status of their software by 12 March 2018 at the most recent, " the statement says.

    During the first-come, first-served period, which will last from March 13 to Apr 3, 2018, "fans will be able to purchase seat tickets in real time on FIFA. com/tickets with instant confirmation of successful application, subject to availability. "

    FIFA remarked that "a total of 742, 760 seat tickets were allocated throughout the two periods of sales phase 1 ) " "While most of the applications in sales phase 1 originated from Russia, international demand increased steadily as well as currently accounts for forty seven per cent of all programs so far. Fans from the USA, Brazil, Indonesia, China, Mexico, Israel, Argentina, Australia, as well as England all position in the top ten within this regard, " FIFA added.

    Football followers will also "have a final chance to secure seat tickets during the last-minute sales phase, which will be implemented on a Fifa 18 Comfort Trade coins first-come, first-served basis from eighteen April to 15 July 2018, the day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup last. "

    Ticket categories

    FIFA revealed ticketed prices for the 2018 World Cup in July 2016. There are four categories of seat tickets. The category 3 tickets prices range from $105 to $285, the category two tickets cost from $165 to $480, while the category 1 ticket prices range from $210 to $750.

    The discounted group four tickets tend to be reserved only for Ruskies citizens. The cheapest group four ticket may be worth 1, 280 rubles ($21. 5).


    "At the actual request of the Ruskies authorities, all followers attending matches in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia have to apply for a FAN ID - the official identity document issued in order to fans, " FIFA stated. "Fans must apply for this free document as soon as possible once they have received their ticketed confirmation email. "

    FAN IDs provide their holders with the right to travel for free on public transport, particularly on teaches connecting the sponsor cities. As for foreign nationals, FAN IDs will give them extra benefits, "such because visa-free entry to the Russian Federation. "

    "The FAN ID and a valid ticketed are required for followers to be able to enter the 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums, " FIFA said.

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held among June 14 as well as July 15, 2018, in 11 Ruskies cities - Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi as well as Rostov-on-Don.