2014 World Cup: requirements
In accordance with the approved schedule, FIFA has delivered a Hosting Agreement to the member associations bidding to stage the 2014 FIFA World Cup TM. This document, which details the essential list of requirements that must be met in the official bid documents, provides a solid and indispensable base upon which the two perspective hosts – Brazil and Colombia – can now build their candidatures.
Along with the Hosting Agreement, the candidate associations also received a Bidding Agreement form, which they must complete and return to FIFA by 16 April 2007 in order to officially confirm their interest in hosting the 2014 FIFA Worls Cup TM.
Key dates in the bidding process:
16 April 2007
Deadline for submission of the Bidding Agreement form
31 July 2007
Deadline for submission of the bid documentation, including the Hosting Agreement and government guarantees, to the FIFA general secretariat
Inspection visit of the bidding report by the FIFA inspection group
1 November 2007
Submission of the bidding report by the FIFA inspection group
Designation of the host member association for the 2014 FIFA World Cup TM by the FIFA Executive Committee