Surrey FA Referee

Referee Registration Now Open for 2024-25

Surrey FA referees can now register for the 2024-25 season.

2024/25 Referee Registration is Now Open

We are pleased to confirm that registration for the 2024/25 season is now open and takes no longer than five minutes to complete. This season's registration fee will be set at £20.

In order to re-register please follow the simple guidance bullet points below:

Go to the REFEREE REGISTRATION by clicking on this link.
Pick what categories of football you intend to referee in
Check all details are correct and proceed to payment
Once you have processed payment (May take a little longer than normal) you will be directed to the FA referee page

Updating your Safeguarding Qualification

In order to officiate as a registered referee, you will be required to ensure your safeguarding (SGC) qualification is in date. 

In order to renew this qualification, please follow:
In order to undertake this qualification for the first time, please follow:

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Applying for a New FA DBS (CRC)

If you intend to officiate in youth football, then you will be required to ensure your FA DBS (CRC) is in date. Please find below details of how to renew this qualification. 

1. Submit your application Application for online FA CRB Disclosure ( 
2. Make an appointment to have your documents verified


Referee Pathway 

Progression Pathway

Are you interested in progressing your referee career? If so, why not join the Progression Pathway. Please contact us at to express your interest.

Referee Association 

Join Your Local Society, Grow Your Network and Receive Great Benefits 

The Referees' Association is a national body made up of over 300 local Referees' Associations, Branches or Societies providing assistance, support and guidance.

Click the link below to learn more about the national Referee Association.


Pre-Season Friendlies & Festivals – Ensure You Are Registered First!
Please remember that, in order to officiate, you MUST be registered with the Surrey FA. Before you agree to referee, please ensure you have followed the above. All clubs and teams must also be affiliated before they can play again.

If you experience any issues in the registration process, please contact

The Ref Stop 

Get Ready for the 2024/25 Season
Take advantage of our partnership discount and kick off the 24/25 season in the latest gear! RefStop offers a HUGE range of Nike kits, training wear, and all the equipment you'll need for a successful season. Don't miss out on gearing up with the best!



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