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International Transfers

International Transfer regulations are set by FIFA and enforced by the Canadian Soccer Association and Ontario Soccer. Any Player over the age of 10 who was last registered to play in another country must obtain an International Transfer Certificate (ITC) before they are eligible to register and play in Ontario.  

International Transfer Certificate Application Process

Players/Clubs must:

  1. Complete an ITC Application Form (below)
  2. Send your completed ITC Form and any additional documents (if minor player please see below documentation required) to the Club you will be registering for.

Clubs (inclusive of League1 Teams and Ontario Soccer Recognized Academies) must:

  1. Complete ITC application form located here.
  2. Complete the online ITC Application (upload all additional documents - under 2MB size)
  3. Notify your local District Association (or League1 Ontario) of the Application via email.

Districts must:

  1. Notify the Ontario Soccer via intertransferreinstatemanager@ontario
  2. Quote the Application ID # and/or Player's name.

ITC Minor Application Procedures

Players between the ages of 10 - 17

Included with the request (application form above), the following mandatory documents must be submitted by the player/parents (in PDF format, with no documents larger than 2MB in size:

  • Proof of identity and nationality (ie passport) - player
  • Proof of identity and nationality (ie passport) - parents
  • Proof of birth date (birth certificate) - player
  • Employment contract - parents
  • Work permits - parents
  • Proof of residence (ie proof of home ownership, rental agreement) - player and parents
  • Proof of distance for 50km rule (ie Google maps showing location residence/US border)
  • Proof of distance for 100km rule (ie Google maps showing location residence/club headquarters)
  • Parental authorization


**Please note all ITC application can take up to 30 days to be approved.