Eight group winners and top six runners-up will host the Netherlands in the finals from January 9 to February 6, 2022, while the remaining two competitors will play for the other berth from November 14-17, 2021.
- Finals are now expanded to 16 teams and are played every four years instead of both
- Portugal aims to retain its 2018 title won in Slovenia for the first time
- Spain won seven titles (including the first 1996 tournament before it achieved championship status at Futsal EURO 1999)
- Two-time champions Italy and 1999 winner Russia have played together with Spain in every final tournament
- Of the teams currently confirmed in the qualifying stages, these hope to win the final for the first time: Albania, Finland, Georgia, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Slovakia
- Kazakhstan, Portugal, Russia and Spain, along with host Lithuania, will set up two more European berths for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup from 12 September to 3 October.
1. Group : San Marino / Denmark *, Croatia, Albania, Ukraine
2.Group : Bulgaria / Armenia *, France, Georgia, Russia
3. Group : Turkey / Greece *, Azerbaijan, Slovakia, Moldova
4.Group : UK / North Macedonia *, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
5.Group : Israel / Cyprus *, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Belarus
6.Group : Switzerland / Germany *, Spain, Latvia, Slovenia
7. Group : Montenegro / Lithuania *, Italy, Belgium, Finland
8. Group : Poland, Portugal (owners), Norway, Czech Republic
6-9 December 2020
January 25 – February 3, 2021
1–10 March 2021
5–14 April 2021
Eighth place second vs. Seventh place second
- Two-legged tie for 14-17 November 2021.
- Teams competing in the FIFA Futsal World Cup elite round: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Portugal (owners), Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine
- Nine qualifying round group winners: Albania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Poland
- Seven qualifying round playoff winners (draws played 2-11 November)