The draw for the 2018 World Cup qualification campaign takes place in St Petersburg on July 25 at 1700 BST.
The 52 European countries will be split into seven groups of six teams and two groups of five teams.
England, along with France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Holland, will be in a group of six teams at the request of UEFA in order to maximise television income.
Hosts Russia will qualify automatically.
The winners of each group will qualify for Russia 2018, while the eight best group runners-up will take part in a play-off in November 2017.
Seeding pots for the draw:
Pot 1: Germany, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Romania, England, Wales, Spain, Croatia
Pot 2: Slovakia, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Czech Republic, France, Iceland, Denmark, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Pot 3: Ukraine, Scotland, Poland, Hungary, Sweden, Albania, Northern Ireland, Serbia, Greece
Pot 4: Turkey, Slovenia, Israel, Republic of Ireland, Norway, Bulgaria, Faroe Islands, Montenegro, Estonia
Pot 5: Cyprus, Latvia, Armenia, Finland, Belarus, Macedonia, Azerbaijan, Lithuania, Moldova
Pot 6: Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Georgia, Malta, San Marino, Andorra