REGISTRATIONS & TRANSFERS
Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP)
The New Zealand Football RSTPs lay down the binding rules for football in New Zealand concerning the status of Players, their eligibility to participate in Organised Football, and their transfer between Clubs.
The objectives of these Regulations are to:
International Transfers (ITC)
In accordance with the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (FIFA RSTP), an international clearance is required for any player aged 10 and over who wishes to register for a Club in New Zealand and has previously been registered for a Club abroad; or who is a foreign national seeking to register for the first time in this country.
Please refer to the International Transfer Flowchart below to discover what kind of ITC that you may need.
ITC: New Zealand Football Guide to ITCs
The guide below is designed to give Clubs and Players an overview of the process(es) that are undertaken to complete an International Transfer, as well as outlining the documents that are needed to complete an application:
Guide to International Transfer Certificates
ITC: Minor Player Transfers
Below are the resources for International Transfers / Registrations involving Players aged between 10 – 17 years of age. Please click on the heading to download the file:
ITC: Student Minor Player Transfers
Below are the resources for International Transfers / Registrations involving Players aged between 10 – 17 years of age and are on an official Student Exchange Programme. Please click on the heading to download the file:
Below are some of the forms that may be required to be completed by Clubs and/or Players for various parts of a registration/transfer process.
Player Passport Template
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