Was your last registration overseas?
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An International Transfer Clearance (ITC) is required for every player aged 10 years or older and have previously played overseas. This is a FIFA requirement to ensure players are not under contract or suspended and is applicable even if the player is an Australian citizen or if they have been registered in Australia or Victoria previously.
Please note: This includes all football types for club and non-club football regardless of playing as a professional or amateur, gender or league. For example an ITC is required for playing in:
-Club, university/college, high school, inter-school sports, futsal and any other football activity.
Obtaining an International Transfer Clearance
Step 1: Begin the player registration through Play Football
Step 2: When asked the question ‘was the player’s last registration to play football in another country?’ select yes.
Step 3: Enter the information requested: Country the player last registered, Club the player last registered, Year the player last registered.
Step 3.1: If you previously played at a South American Country please send a copy of your passport
Step 3.2: If you previously played in the United States please send the following information
A. Name of your former club in the US
B. The location of your former club in the US
C. Your last state of residence in the US
Aged 18 and over: Your ITC is now complete, and we will approve the ITC request with FA to process.
Aged 10 to 17: Continue to Step 4
Step 4: Complete the Minor ITC Application form
Step 5: Select one of the following forms that apply to your situation and choose option 1 or 2.
- BLUE FORM – International move of both the player’s biological parents
- PURPLE FORM – International move of one of the player’s biological parents
- GREEN FORM – International move of none of the player’s biological parents
- ORANGE FORM – The player lived continuously for the last 5 years in Australia prior to the request
- RED FORM – The player is undertaking an academic study program in Australia
- AQUA FORM – The player is a refugee
Step 6: Click the following document to see the types of documents to submit – Click Here
Step 7: Submit all the documents
FV will then process and send the documents to FA to complete the ITC with FIFA and the country you are moving from.
Please also find attached the Guide to ITCs for further clarification in regards to all ITCs (Professional & Amateur), and Minor ITC Applications.
If you are uncertain in regards to whether you need an ITC (both adult and minor), please urgently contact Director of Football – Manny Koutroulis on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0434 006 863.