tickets will be sold in two phases, the first Phase which has an application period which started on September 14 and ran until October 12. Fans can apply for individual match tickets, tickets for a specific venue or ticket strips to follow the national team of their choice in this phase.

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia tickets

Starting December 5, 2017, you can order individual tickets for the entire 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, as well as specific tickets for the venue. Supporters can also request tickets and match the extra tickets for the game played by their team, which comes from the allowance available for each of the teams playing.

You will be qualified as a recognized team defender if you meet one or more of the following criteria:

  1. The nationality of the country of the group concerned.
  2. The establishment of the country in the group.
  3. Adhesion to supporters of the official club team (if applicable).

The team can determine the current membership rules that candidates must meet a ticket to serve as a recognized promoter of this team.

The second lottery raffle sale period begins on December 5, 2017, at 10:00 CET / 12:00 Moscow time, and will end on January 31, 2018, at 10:00 CET / 12:00 Moscow time. If necessary, tickets will be awarded based on the random selection of clouds.

During the stage 2 random sale equalization sale period, 2 ticket applicants may request tickets online at any time during the random lottery sale, without any preference as to the date of the bid ( ie, have better chances of success than subsequent shipments). During this sales period, ticket purchases are not treated as a real-time transaction, but FIFA collects all ticket bids during the sales period of a random selection fee for the distribution of tickets on a date predetermined.

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HOW MUCH DO WORLD CUP TICKETS COST?fifa world cup ticket price

FIFA has split up ticket Value for the World Cup into four different categories.

Categories one, two and three will be available to fans across the world by Selling it Through Online.

Category four is reserved for Russian residents only and will consist of at least 350,000 tickets to be sold to local fans.

These tickets will cost less: for comparison, the cheapest category-four ticket is priced at approximately £17, compared to £80 for the cheapest from the other three categories.

Ticket prices in U.S. dollars (and Russian rubles for category four) are displayed in the graphic above. The table below shows the price conversion from U.S. dollars to British pounds as of December 2017.

Match Cat 1 Cat 2 Cat 3
Opening match (1) £412 £292 £165
Group matches (2-48) £157 £124 £79
Round of 16 (49-56) £183 £139 £86
Quarter-finals (57-60) £273 £191 £131
Semi-finals (61-62) £562 £359 £213
Third-place match (63) £273 £191 £131
Final (64) £824 £532 £341


If the demand for available in-stock tickets does not exceed a certain category of the game and/or ticket, direct tickets will be awarded to the contestants from the entries that have been submitted for the game and/or a category thereof.

If the ticket request exceeds the available inventory for a particular match and/or ticket category, the draw will be randomly selected to determine ticket requests to be allocated. All applicants will be notified of a successful, partially unsuccessful and successful ticket from the results of their applications.

To request tickets for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia during the random selection of sales charges above, do the following:

  1. Visit the 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket website at
  2. Open an account by providing your personal information.
  3. Order tickets by clicking on the “Order Tickets” menu item at

All entrants will receive an email confirmation via the World Cup Ticket Center.

If you choose to pay by credit card for the sales period, draw a random selection at the point of sale2, which will cost you the designated credit cards after your contribution has been set. Residents of Russia who choose to pay by bank transfer must ensure that FIFA receives full payment within seven (7) days of receipt of a successful / partially successful ticket confirmation. This process will be carried out after the random selection period and will end before the start of the first period of service, which begins on March 13, 2018.


Tickets awarded by FIFA during the sales phase (1) and the sale in stages (2) will be sent by mail to your address, except for the cases mentioned in the ticketing organization and also explained in the FAQ. Ticket delivery is scheduled for April-May 2018.

In each stadium and playground, Viva offers special ticketing for the disabled, persons with reduced mobility and obese individuals. To apply for special access tickets, applicants must select the option “Offer special categories of admission tickets” on the online application form. For more information, please visit the special ticket section.

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