The qualification competition for the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup was a series of tournaments organised by the six FIFA confederations.

Qualified teams

Team Order of
qualification
Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Consecutive
World Cups
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
 Thailand 1st Host 19 Mar 2010 4 4 2008 Round 1 (2000, 2004, 2008)
 Solomon Islands 2nd Oceanian Futsal Championship 20 May 2011 2 2 2008 Round 1 (2008)
 Ukraine 3rd UEFA Preliminary Competition 8 Apr 2012 4 3 2008 4th (1996)
 Serbia 4th UEFA Preliminary Competition 8 Apr 2012 1 1 - -
 Russia 5th UEFA Preliminary Competition 9 Apr 2012 5 2 2008 3rd (1996)
 Spain 6th UEFA Preliminary Competition 10 Apr 2012 7 7 2008 Winners (2000, 2004)
 Portugal 7th UEFA Preliminary Competition 10 Apr 2012 4 4 2008 3rd (2000)
 Czech Republic 8th UEFA Preliminary Competition 11 Apr 2012 3 3 2008 Round 2 (2004)
 Italy 9th UEFA Preliminary Competition 11 Apr 2012 6 3 2008 2nd (2004)
 Brazil 10th CONMEBOL Preliminary Competition 17 Apr 2012 7 7 2008 Winners (1989, 1992, 1996, 2008)
 Argentina 11th CONMEBOL Preliminary Competition 18 Apr 2012 7 7 2008 4th (2004)
 Paraguay 12th CONMEBOL Preliminary Competition 19 Apr 2012 5 3 2008 Round 2 (1989, 2008)
 Colombia 13th CONMEBOL Preliminary Competition 19 Apr 2012 1 1 - -
 Japan 14th AFC Preliminary Competition 01 Jun 2012 4 3 2008 Round 1 (2008)
 Iran 15th AFC Preliminary Competition 01 Jun 2012 6 6 2008 4th (1992)
 Australia 16th AFC Preliminary Competition 01 Jun 2012 6 5 2004 Round 1 (1989)
 Kuwait 17th AFC Preliminary Competition 01 Jun 2012 1 1 - -
 Egypt 18th CAF Preliminary Competition 19 Jun 2012 5 5 2008 Round 2 (2000)
 Libya 19th CAF Preliminary Competition 23 Jun 2012 2 2 2008 Round 1 (2008)
 Morocco 20th CAF Preliminary Competition 23 Jun 2012 1 1 - -

Africa (CAF)

Main article: 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CAF)

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Mozambique  6 – 7  Morocco 2 – 6 4 – 1
Egypt  8 – 2  Nigeria 8 – 2 w/o
Libya  10 – 4  South Africa 4 – 0 6 – 4

Morocco, Egypt & Libya qualified.

Europe (UEFA)

Main article: 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (UEFA)

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Slovakia  0–12  Spain 0–4 0–8
Azerbaijan  4–5  Russia 2–3 2–2
Norway  0–7  Italy 0–5 0–2
Belarus  2–11  Portugal 1–7 1–4
Slovenia  3–4  Czech Republic 2–0 1–4
Romania  4–5  Ukraine 0–4 4–1
Hungary  2–6  Serbia 1–0 1–6

Spain, Russia, Italy, Portugal, Czech Republic, Ukraine & Serbia qualified.

Asia (AFC)

Main article: 2012 AFC Futsal Championship

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
May 29 – Dubai
 
 
 Thailand5
 
May 30 – Dubai
 
 Lebanon3
 
 Thailand (a.e.t.)5
 
May 29 – Dubai
 
 Iran4
 
 Iran6
 
June 1 – Dubai
 
 Uzbekistan3
 
 Thailand1
 
May 29 – Dubai
 
 Japan6
 
 Japan1
 
May 30 – Dubai
 
 Kyrgyzstan0
 
 Japan3
 
May 29 – Dubai
 
 Australia0 Third place
 
 Kuwait2
 
June 1 – Dubai
 
 Australia (a.e.t.)3
 
 Iran4
 
 
 Australia0
 

Japan, Iran, Australia & Kuwait qualified.

North America, Central America and Caribbean (CONCACAF)

Main article: 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Guatemala 3 3 0 0 14 6 +8 9
 Panama 3 2 0 1 15 12 +3 6
 United States 3 1 0 2 6 9 -3 3
 Canada 3 0 0 3 10 18 -8 0

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Costa Rica 3 2 1 0 13 6 +7 7
 Mexico 3 2 1 0 14 9 +5 7
 Cuba 3 1 0 2 12 7 +5 3
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 0 0 3 5 22 -17 0

Guatemala, Panama, Mexico & Costa Rica qualified.

Oceania (OFC)

Main article: 2011 Oceanian Futsal Championship

Final

Tahiti 4 – 6 Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands qualified.

South America (CONMEBOL)

Main article: 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 4 4 0 0 37 1 +36 12
 Argentina 4 3 0 1 16 5 +11 9
 Chile 4 1 1 2 11 20 −9 4
 Peru 4 1 1 2 9 20 −11 4
 Bolivia 4 0 0 4 6 33 −27 0

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Colombia 4 3 0 1 19 8 +11 9
 Paraguay 4 3 0 1 15 9 +6 9
 Uruguay 4 2 0 2 13 12 +1 6
 Venezuela 4 2 0 2 12 17 −5 6
 Ecuador 4 0 0 4 9 22 −13 0

Brazil, Argentina, Colombia & Paraguay qualified.