Re-Registering as a Referee (16+)

To re-register as a Referee, you must have registered as a referee in either of the previous two seasons, or completed The FA Referees Course in the previous season. 


If you were a referee but have not re-registered in the previous two seasons, you will need to contact your parent County FA so they can advise you how to re-register. Find your County FA contact HERE.


Step 1


Login to The FA's Whole Game System, using your email address and password.



Step 2


Select 'Referee Administration' tab



Step 3


Click on the "Referee administration tab" then "Registration" on the left handside



Step 4


Confirm whether you will be refereeing youth football, open-age football, or both in the upcoming season.

Please note: to officiate in youth football, you must have an in-date and accepted DBS



Step 5


Confirm your personal details and select 'Proceed to payment'



Step 6


You will be directed to Barclaycard SmartPay to complete the payment.



Step 7


You will be directed back to The FA Referee Registration, to complete your equality, diversity and inclusion form.


Click 'Complete Registration' to finish your referee registration.



Step 8


You will then see a success message and receive two emails. One being your receipt for the payment and the other a welcome back email for that season.



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