Player Transfers


Player Transfers are governed by the following jurisdictions:

Within a Member Organization (MO)
policies and procedures of that Member Organization
 
Between Member Organizations of the SSA 
 
Between Provincial/Territorial Associations of the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA)
 
International Transfers

Player Movement between Seasons

Between seasons, all players have the right to move from one MO to another. Players must receive a release confirming good standing with the previous MO before participating in soccer activities with a new MO.

Between Member Organizations of the SSA (In Province, In Season Transfer)

Should a player wish to pursue registration that is outside of his/her home region during a season, he/she must request a transfer from a MO in his/her home region. All players seeking an in season transfer must be in Good Standing with their MO.
 
In Province transfers are not required between seasons.
 
A request for a In Province, In Season transfer:
 
Must be made on the In Province Player Transfer Request Form
Must be sent to the M.O. from which the transfer is being sought
Must be accompanied by payment of any applicable fee
MO must provide a decision in writing on the IN Province Transfer Request Form within seven days of the receipt of the request. Should it be determined that the MO did not met the seven day requirement the matter will be determinded by SSA who will either rule on the matter or refer the matter to the Player Status Committee depending on the circustances of the request. 
Once the form is completed and approved, submit to the new MO upon registration.
For further information see Article 7 in SSA Policy - Section 2 - Member Rights & Responsibilities.
 
Questions regarding In Province Transfers can be emailed to: registrar@sasksoccer.com

Between Provincial/Territorial Associations of the CSA (Inter-Provincial Transfer)

A player moving from another province must receive written clearance from the Provincial/Territorial Association with which he/she was last registered in order to be eligible to register in Saskatchewan. Individuals requiring an Inter-Provincial Transfer must complete SSA Request for Inter-Provincial Transfer Form and submit to the SSA, along with a $25.00 administrative fee.
 
Upon receipt of a Request for Inter-provincial Transfer Application Form, the SSA will administer the request and provide approval to the Member Organizations and applicant upon receipt. Players are not permitted to participate until approval has been received.
 
For further information see Article 7 in SSA Policy - Section 2 - Member Rights & Responsibilities
 
Questions regarding Inter-Provincial Transfers can be emailed to registrar@sasksoccer.com.

International Transfers

Any player aged 10 or over whose last registration was outside of Canada must obtain an International Transfer Certificate from the jurisdiction where they were last registered. Without this certificate, the player is ineligible to play in Canada.
 
Not sure if you need an international transfer to be eligible to play in Canada?  Follow the below flow chart to find out!
Flow chart from www.canadasoccer.com 
 
A player may request an International Transfer Certificate by completing the CSA International Transfer Application Form and submitting to the SSA, along with the documentation listed above and the applicable fee.
 
Upon receipt of a Request for International Transfer Application Form, the SSA will administer the request and provide approval to the Member Organizations and applicant upon receipt. Players are not permitted to participate until approval has been received.
 
For further information see Article 6.4 - 6.5 in SSA Policy - Section 2 - Member Rights & Responsibilities  
 
Questions regarding Inter-Provincial Transfers can be emailed to registrar@sasksoccer.com

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