England Football


Cumberland FA Membership


Referee Registration must be completed prior to Referees officiating from 1 July 2024. 

The registration process for Season 2024/25 OPENS to all referees in Cumberland on Saturday 1st June 2024.

The £20 fee for Referee Registration will continue for the new season. Referees aged 65+ will not be charged.

Referees can register electronically for NEXT season by following the link below from Saturday 1st June 2024:


Please log in using the e-mail address linked to your FAN record. If you receive an error message regarding using the e-mail address on two accounts, then this can be resolved by clicking HERE 

If you have forgotten your password, or have not accessed this system previously, please click HERE


For Referee Registration 2024/25, the ‘linked parents’ of all 14 and 15 year old refs must tick ✔️ the Referee Registration Consent box within THEIR account.
Parents go to http://myaccount.thefa.com
Then select your linked child who is a Referee and scroll all the way down to find the tick box.


ALL Referees MUST Have In-Date Safeguarding Education Prior To Registering For Season 2024/25.

Referees who are 14/15 years old must complete the FREE 1 hour Safeguarding For All course (valid for two years)

Referees who are 16+, but completed their previous FA Safeguarding qualification as a 14/15 year old can EITHER complete the free 1 hour Safeguarding For All (valid for two years) OR complete the new Online Safeguarding Children Course (£30) (valid for two years with continual FREE re-certification)

All other Referees 16+ can do one of the following:

Complete the FREE 1 hour Safeguarding For All course (valid for two years)
Complete the free online re-certification (valid for three years) IF you have previously completed The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop
Complete the new Online Safeguarding Children Course (£30) which is valid for two years (with continual free re-certification)

As part of an ongoing commitment to making the game safe for all, Cumberland FA encourages all referees to complete the new online Safeguarding Children Course

This in turn will support you as match officials to recognise best practice and poor practice, understand how to report concerns quickly and effectively. We believe that making football fun, enjoyable and safe is everyone’s responsibility.

All Referees Aged 16+ Must Have An In Date FA DBS Check To Officiate Under 18 Games In Youth Football 

CFA Referee Kit

Get Kitted Out

Kitlocker's Cumberland FA Online Store
Nike from Kitlocker

Warm up with Nike and Kitlocker

Visit Kitlocker.com/Nike
Referee registration

Re-Register Now

Cumberland Referee

Referee Registration Guidance

Support for the Process


 If you have any queries, or if you require any assistance, then please contact Cumberland FA 's Referee Development Officer Scott Taylor on refsupport@cumberlandfa.com or call Cumberland FA on 01900 511800.