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Saudi Arabia launches new FIFA Club World Cup visa

Travel to the Kingdom just got easier…

Footie fans, listen up. The new FIFA Club World Cup visa is set to make your visit to the Kingdom much easier regarding the tournament.

Exclusively for FIFA Club World Cup ticket holders, the visa is now available on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

If you’re travelling to the Jeddah tournament, you can get your visa for the country before you arrive. The visa aims to facilitate travel procedures to the Kingdom for football fans and provide the best possible.

The tournament will be hosted in Jeddah this December. Confirmed participants include Al Ittihad, Auckland City, Leòn, Al Ahly, Urwa Red Diamonds, and Manchester City.


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Saudi Arabia will be only the sixth host of the competition since its inception in 2000. The event was last held in Morocco and the UAE in 2020 and 2021. Brazil, Japan, and Qatar have also hosted the international sporting event in previous years.

The tournament’s opening round will see New Zealand’s Auckland City facing off against Al-Ittihad on December 12 at the King Abdullah Sports City stadium in Jeddah.

The winner will advance to face African champion Al Ahly of Egypt in the second round for a place in the semi-finals against the champion of South America.

Visit: mofa.gov.sa