Player Registrations

Football Association of Wales Player Registrations

The Registrations Department oversee all aspects of Player Registrations within Wales for both Professional and Amateur players. Our duties include: -

  • Administration of the FAW COMET Player Registrations module.
  • Registration of all Professional and Amateur Players in Wales.
  • Administration of the FIFA Transfer Matching System.
  • Processing of all International Transfer Certificates (ITC) for Professional and Amateur player's both in and out of Wales.
  • Implement all FAW, UEFA and FIFA Rules and Regulations regarding Player Registrations.
  • Advise Clubs/Players on any queries regarding the Rules & Regulations including FIFA and Domestic Training Compensation claims.
  • Governing Body Endorsements for Work Permit applications.
  • Oversee Intermediary Activity within Wales.

Registration Periods

The Professional Registration Periods for the 2020/21 season are as follows:

  • The first Professional Registration Period will open on 27 July 2020 and will close at midnight on 16 October 2020.
  • The second Professional Registration Period will open on 2 January 2021 and will close at midnight on 1 February 2021.

The Amateur Registration Period for the 2020/21 season, applicable only to competitions in which only Amateur Players participate, will open on 27 July 2020 and close at 5pm on Thursday 25 March 2021.


Aggregated FIFA World Rankings

The following 24 month and 12 month aggregated FIFA World Rankings are to be read in conjunction with the FAW Governing Body Endorsement (GBE) Regulations, which can be downloaded here.

Aggregated FIFA World Rankings December 2018 to December 2020 - 24 Months.pdf

Aggregated FIFA World Rankings December 2019 to December 2020 - 12 Months.pdf

FAW Standard Employment Contract

This Employment Contract must accompany an application to register a Professional Player and is to be submitted to the Association via FAW COMET.

FAW Standard Employment Contract.pdf

FAW Professional Mutual Cancelation Form

This form is used for a Club and Professional Player to mutually agree to terminate an Employment Contract early.

Professional Mutual Cancelation Form_2020-21.pdf