They are making 20,021 tickets available to those who have been at the frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Anyone interested is asked to apply on the rlwc2021 website by October 13.
Key workers can apply for up to two tickets to any RLWC2021 match excluding the men’s opening game and the double header men’s and women’s final.
Key workers include those who work in health and social care, education, key public services and those in ‘food and other necessary goods’. A full list is on the site here.
If more requests than tickets are available, a random ballot will be run to allocate the tickets.
Former Wigan coach Shaun Wane will take charge of England in next autumn’s World Cup.
For the first time in the tournament’s history, the men’s, women’s and wheelchair competitions will take place together.
All 61 matches will be played at venues across England between October 23 and November 27.