The 2020 AFC Futsal Championship in Kuwait, with five places up for grabs, is scheduled to be held from 23 March to 3 April 2021. The original tournament in February was postponed by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as was the subsequent event planned for November.
Russia, Spain, Portugal and Kazakhstan stamped their World Cup tickets at the UEFA Elite Round from 28 January to 2 February 2020. Czech Republic defeated Croatia in the play-off round to book their place, while Serbia edged Finland 6-5 on aggregate in their play-off on 9 December 2020. Lithuania, as hosts, have already been confirmed as participants.
The South American qualifiers for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ were played from 1 to 9 February. Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Venezuela secured the continent's four available World Cup berths.