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Foreign-Born Player Registration

foreign-born player registration

Data Fields for International Transfer Certificates (ITC)

New for 2018/2019, only clubs with the following circumstances need to provide information to U.S. Soccer for International Transfer Certificates:

  1. Teams participating in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup teams
  2. Teams that register with the Development Academy
  3. Any club with financial, legal or de facto tie to a professional soccer team


Any club wishing to comply without any of the above circumstances are welcome to do so, it is just no longer required.

U.S. Soccer Clearance Process for players born outside the Unites States                                          

Questions and paperwork can be directed to Marisa Pigeon, Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Director of Member Services mpigeon@epysa.org

Questions regarding U.S. Soccer National Data Center (NDC)

Data collection on player nationality and international competition are being collected by the NDC as directed by FIFA. Data is used to ensure consistent application of age restrictions and protection of minors. U.S. Soccer is not a federal government agency and will not use information collected for immigrations purposes.

All information and data collected is used to advocate across U.S. Soccer membership and provide better programs based on the needs of the community.

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