Qatar World Cup Hayya Card

What is Hayya Card (Fan ID)? Apply for World Cup Hayya Card

As football fans all over the globe gear up for the most awaited mega-event, the FIFA World Cup 2022, an all-around permit for fans attending the match called the Hayya Card has been announced. 

After buying tickets, an application for a Hayya Card or FIFA World Cup Fan ID will be essential as it is a mandatory requirement to attend matches for local and international match attendees.

What is Hayya Card (Fan ID)?

This FIFA 2022, Hayya Card is your entry permit to the state of Qatar and your Qatar World Cup Stadium access (along with the World Cup Match Ticket). Hayya Card is operated by the government of the State of Qatar and FIFA is not responsible for its application process, issuance and/or use. Hayya Card will be the only means for you to enter Qatar and also the stadium within the duration of 1 November 2022 till 1 January 2023. The regulation is also applicable to GCC nationals and residents. 

Is Hayya Card and FIFA World Cup Fan ID same?

Yes, the Hayya Card is the Fifa World Cup Fan ID that will operate during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. This document must be ready to be displayed, either in physical or digital format, to identify the holder during attendance at any event related to this tournament. It is personal and non-transferable.

Is FIFA World Cup 2022 Hayya a Digital Qatar visa?

Yes, the Hayya card / World Cup Fan ID will serve as a digital Qatari visa which will allow you to enter the state of Qatar within the duration of 1 November 2022 to 1 January 2023.

Why do I need Qatar World Cup Hayya card?

The Hayya card is mandatory for all soccer fans coming to Qatar to watch the matches. It will serve as both your visa and ticket to enter the stadium.

How to Apply for Hayya card?

To apply for a Hayya Card, and to book accommodation, please visit

Follow this step-by-step guide:

Step 1: If you’re attempting to apply for the Hayya Card from the Qatar 2022 website, directly visit Hayya Qatar 2022 portal.

Step 2: Proceed to the application form by clicking on Apply For Hayya.

Step 3: Enter match ticket details to validate your ticket. Currently, match tickets are mandatory to apply for the Hayya Card further. Information regarding non-ticket holders is yet to be released.

Step 4: Depending on your ticket type fill in the information. If you have purchased a “Match Hospitality packages” from FIFA, you would be asked to enter the unique order number pertaining to that.

Step 5: Enter application information (upload personal photo and passport, click applicant type)

Step 6: Enter Passport Number, Date of Birth and other details.

Step 7: You will then need to enter your contact details, finalize your details and submit your application.

Post-application submission:

Once the application is processed, you will receive an email regarding the status of your application confirmation – approved, pending, or rejected.

Local fans (residents) can expect a response email within an hour, while international fans can expect a status confirmation after up to 5 days.

Note: Please make sure that your Passport/ID or Qatar ID number (including your guests) is correctly stated in your ticketing account. This information will facilitate the submission of your application for a Hayya Card. Should you need to either update or edit your Passport/Qatar ID number, please ensure you do so on your profile page of your ticketing account. To update or edit the Passport/Qatar ID number of your guest(s), please ensure you do so on the My Tickets page of your ticketing account.

What is the cost of Hayya card?

While there is no additional service fee to be paid for the Hayya Card, you will need to have a valid match ticket and accommodation booking to get your Hayya Card.

How to check status of Hayya card for World Cup 2022?

To check the status of your Hayya card application, check your mail on a consistent basis once applied or visit Hayya Qatar 2022 portal and open your dashboard to review your application status.

In case you face any issues, you may contact: 0097444412022 (international fans) and 8002022 (Qatar residents).

What would be the documents required for Hayya card?

As the Hayya card is fully electronic, you will need to download the Hayya card app to access the card and show it when you’re in Qatar. The documents required for Hayya card application are:

  • Match details (match application number)
  • For international fans: travel documents (your valid passport, valid for at least three months after arrival in Qatar)
  • For residents of Qatar: the QID
  • A valid high-quality photo
  • An emergency contact
  • Proof of accommodation to finalise.

For other visitors, information on the needed documents as well as steps will be released later, but the standard set of travel documents, travel purpose, photo, and proof of accommodation is mandatory.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Is Hayya Card mandatory to attend Qatar World Cup?
    ​​Fans from all over the world, including GCC nationals, will not be allowed to enter Qatar without a Hayya Card during the tournament. It will be mandatory for everyone except for citizens and residents of Qatar from the beginning to the end of the tournament to enter the country.
  • What are the benefits of Hayya card?
    The Hayya Card will provide a number of benefits, including free public transport for ticket holders on match days. It will also be your key to free matchday travel.
  • Are there any limitations of Hayya card?
    No, there are not any limitations of Hayya card except for the fact that it is just a fan id and digital visa. It’s not your ticket for FIFA 2022; they have to be purchased prior applying for Hayya card.
  • Is Qatar World Cup Hayya card a visa?
    Yes, the Hayya Card will act as an entry permit to Qatar for international fans.
  • How much time it takes to get Hayya card for Qatar World Cup 2022?
    Local fans (residents) can expect a response email within an hour, while international fans can expect a status confirmation after up to 5 days.
  • How will I receive my Hayya card?
    The Hayya Card will be available immediately following approval via the Hayya app. 
  • What can I access with Hayya card?
    The Hayya Card will provide entry to a stadium (with a valid match ticket), entry to Qatar (for international fans), and also access to public transport on match days and smart journey planning (via the Hayya app).
  • How to pronounce Hayya card?
    Khalid Ali Al-Mawlawi, one of the leaders of this project of credentialing, control and identification of fans attending Qatar 2022, revealed the meaning of this Arabic word “Hay’ya”. This is “let’s go,” a clear signal of invitation to the world to join the greatest soccer party.
  • Hayya Customer Support Portal Details:
    You can reach out for your queries via or call 800.2022 (Qatar residents) or (+974) 4441.2022 (International).

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