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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

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You can now enter the state of Qatar without a match ticket!

The glorious FIFA World Cup 2022 ™ is drawing a close and Qatar is proud and extremely honoured to have hosted the world's biggest spectacle, where the world came together. Being the Middle East's first country to have created football history, Qatar is ever ready to embrace a wider vision of hosting international sports and welcoming the world to experience the best of Qatar, especially its culture and hospitality. 


Whether you're traveling by car or by plane, you will need an accommodation booking to enter the State of Qatar. Make sure to check all the information to ensure a smooth journey. 


So, now that you have your travel and accommodation sorted, there are some apps you’ll need to download to enter Qatar and some that would facilitate your stay in the country.

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Hayya - for an ultimate fan experience

If you are a GCC citizen or resident you can skip this step since you don't need a hayya card to enter the State of Qatar. 

For international travelers, once you have a confirmed accommodation you can apply for your digital Hayya Card using the Hayya Portal, or by downloading the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app. Activate your profile to receive your Hayya Card. Make sure you apply for the "Early December Hayya" applicant category, as this is the one that allows you to enter Qatar without a match ticket. You can also unlock several benefits while you're in Qatar:

  • Entry permit to Qatar
  • Free metro access
  • Free bus access
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Visit Qatar app – your highly recommended travel companion 

Proved to be the ultimate travel companion for visitors in Qatar, the Visit Qatar mobile app will help you experience Qatar like never before. From practical in-destination activities and our famous Qatar Calendar events to interactive maps and recommendations, this app has it all. 


Take a step closer to turning your FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ holiday into a once-in-a-lifetime experience with incredible and unique things to do, see and enjoy when in Qatar.