2018 FIFA World Cup - Tickets

Here we are ! Ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has started on 5 December 2017.

Complicated to get tickets for the 2018 World Cup ? Not at all ! Follow these steps and your ticket is getting closer and closer :

  • Step 1: Become a member of 1895, the Belgian Red Devils' official supporters club, via www.fanmanagement.be. Your membership will only end after UEFA Euro 2020. Already a member ? You go directly to step 2!
  • Step 2: Create a profile on www.fifa.com. To do this, click at the top right on the Login symbol and then on "SIGN UP NOW".
  • Step 3: Go to www.fifa.com/tickets and click on "Apply for Tickets".
  • Step 4: Apply for a ticket from December 5, 2017 to January 31, 2018. Attention: the principle of "first come, first served" is not applicable. You do not have to place your order on December 5th. Ticket confirmation will follow after January 31st. In the event of a shortage of tickets in a certain category, the points system of 1895 will be taken into account. At best a supporter is ranked in the ranking, the more likely he will obtain tickets.
  • Step 5: After confirming your tickets, you will be able to totally focus on your trip to Russia ;-)

Match schedule

  • Monday 18 June 2018 (17h00) : Belgium – Panama (Sochi)
  • Saturday 23 June 2018 (14h00) : Belgium – Tunisia (Moscow)
  • Thursday 28 June 2018 (20h00) : England – Belgium (Kaliningrad)

Discover the host cities !

Tickets for minors

Minors can’t order tickets directly through the FIFA ticketing platform. The fanclub 1895 provided a solution. Through this form, tickets can be ordered for members aged under 18. It is necessary to do so before January 23 at 12:00.

Public transport

Through this online portal, you can book free train tickets to the host cities on the basis of your match ticket.

Brussels Airlines Fan Flights

Brussels Airlines offers different flying formulas to the matches of our Belgian Red Devils in Russia. Check out all the info here.

General information

  • Only members of Fanclub 1895, the official fanclub of the Belgian Red Devils, will be able to buy tickets in the Belgian blocks. You can find all the information to become a member on www.1895.be.
  • The 2018 FIFA World Cup (this is the official name) will start on June 14 and end on July 15, 2018.
  • FIFA organizes the ticket sale and the price varies according to the category (1-2-3). There is also a category 4, but this is only reserved for the Russian inhabitants.
  • The Belgian FA was informed about the "FAN ID" principle. In addition to your ticket, you will need a personalized Visitor Card (Fan ID). This card will be nominative, will contain your photo and will be obligatory for all the ticket holders. The FAN ID will give access to Russia without a visa and will be valid for the entire World Cup.

Sales periods

FIFA is organizing this sale in 3 periods, with the first two phases which are each divided into two. Below you will find an overview.

First period (first phase) : 14 September - 28 November 2017

This period has come to an end.

Second period (first phase) : 5 December 2017 - 31 January 2018

  • From 5th December onwards, ticket sales will start for our fans in blocks only reserved for them.
  • Become a member and get a € 5 discount on membership! This discount is valid until January 23, 2018 inclusive. Become a member via www.fanmanagement.be.
  • Ticket quota per match = eight percent of total capacity per stadium.
  • One ticket per game per member. Award of tickets: after January 31st.
    If the demand is greater than the offer in a category: attribution based on the points system.
  • When ordering, you can indicate whether you want a ticket of a lower category (in case of a shortage of tickets).
After the start of the sale, the Belgian FA will know the number of tickets available per category. The Belgian FA will make a transparent communication on this subject.

Second period (second phase) : 13 March - 3 April 2018

Same as the first part, but here also the principle "first come, first served" is applied.

Tickets purchased during the first two phases will be sent at the earliest in April / May 2018.

Third period : 18 April 2018 - 15 July 2018

  • Last minute sale
  • This applies to any remaining tickets (subject to availability)
  • Principle « first come, first served »

The website www.welcome2018.com is an absolute must to have answers to your questions. Certainly click on "Fan Guide"!

Via the Belgian FA website, the app and social media of our Belgian Red Devils and the Fanclub 1895 (Facebook / Twitter / Instagram), we will keep you informed about ticket sales!

Relive the Road to Russia !


The answers on the most frequently asked questions are available here.