Applying for Hayya Card in Qatar 2022

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What is a Hayya Card?

The Hayya Card is the 2022 version of the Fan ID and grants visitors access to:

  • Entry into Qatar (i.e. visa)
  • Stadiums / Games
  • Metro transportation
  • Bus transportation

Read more about Fan IDs or the visa process on our site.

How do you Apply for the Hayya Card?

At the moment, you need a successful game ticket application number.

Submit your application on Qatar 2022’s official site.

Learn how to get a physical card delivered in the mail here.

What do you Need to Apply?

In order to apply, you’ll need:

  • Your ticket application number (heads up, there are reports of a 1-2 day delay from a successful application to the system’s syncing)
  • A recent photo (plenty of stipulations – screenshot of rules below)
  • Photo of your passport details
  • Passport details (Name, Citizenship, etc)
  • Emergency Contact Info

FAQ Bullet Points

There’s a great FAQ section on Qatar 2022 site for the Hayya Card.

We’ve listed out some bullet points to highlight below:

  • You need a Hayya Card to enter Qatar during the World Cup
    • No Hayya Card, no entry to Qatar
  • Every fan will need a Hayya Card to enter a stadium – including Qatari citizens
  • Accommodation validation is mandatory for completion of Hayya Card approval
    • You CAN stay with a friend or relative, etc in Qatar that is NOT part of the accommodation agency; however, the person(s) hosting you must register/validate your stay.
  • You do not need a Hayya Card to BOOK your accommodation but as mentioned above, you cannot receive your card without accommodation booked.

Hayya Mobile App

Lastly, definitely download the Hayya mobile app:

I created a quick video here on some benefits of using it later in the tournament:

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