The New Zealand Football Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP) outline the regulations applicable for the management of football competitions in New Zealand. These regulations regulate the eligibility, registration, contracting, payment, transfer, and protection of Players who enter and participate in football in New Zealand.The objectives of the RSTPs are to:
Develop and protect the game of football in New Zealand in all its forms for participants of all abilities and skill;
Ensure football is regulated in a consistent and co-ordinated manner across New Zealand, its Regional Associations and Clubs;
Ensure young players are adequately protected; and
Align NZF Regulations with the Statutes and Regulations of FIFA, including ensuring that NZF has included in its Regulations the mandatory regulations and principles as required by FIFA in the FIFA RSTP
See below a summary of some the registry and transfer regulations that your Club may be commonly exposed to.
For the full regulations, visit the NZ Football Statutes and Regulations page on the NZ Football website
For more information on International Transfers, see the Registrations & Transfers page on the New Zealand Football website.