The Riskline Report

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Everything you need to know to stay safe and informed in Qatar

By Diego Maloney
Lead Analyst


The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in the Qatari cities of Doha, Al Rayyan, Al Wakrah, Lusail and Al Khor from 20 November to 18 December, marking the first time that the country will host the tournament. 

The final day of the tournament falls on the country’s National Day, making public gatherings and celebrations more likely. The tournament will be contested by 32 national teams, including the host nation Qatar.

Getting Around

Security Issues

Staying Safe

By Diego Maloney, with contributions from Patricia Baruffi, Nikita Billier, Ramya Dilipkumar and Marco Lara