Release Date: Dec 18, 2010
THE FIFA Players’ Agent examination is held twice annually.
In order to be eligible to sit the examination in Northern Ireland a candidate must have been resident in Northern Ireland for at least the previous two years and must be able to confirm this via bone fide means.
The examination is held in March and September each year and there is presently no charge to sit the examination.
The examination consists of 15 questions set by FIFA and 5 set by the IFA. Candidates have a maximum of 90 minutes to complete the examination and no copies of any applicable regulations are permitted into the examination room.
Successful candidates are required to take out the necessary insurances to trade as a FIFA Players’ Agent within one year of passing the examination.
-FIFA Statutes, as adopted at the Ordinary Congress in Sydney on 30 May 2008;
-Regulations Governing the application of the FIFA Statutes as adopted at the Ordinary Congress in Sydney on 30 May 2008;
-FIFA Regulations for the Status and Transfer of Players, edition 2008, including the annexes (1 – 6);
-FIFA Players’ Agents Regulations, edition 2008, including the Annexes 1, 2 and 3;
-Rules Governing the Procedures of the Players’ Status Committee and the Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC) edition 2008;
-FIFA Disciplinary Code, edition 2009, First Title: Chapter I, Section 1 to 6 and Chapter II, Section 8;
-Circulars and any annexes as follows:
·No. 792: Co-ordinated International Match Calendar
·No. 1085: FIFA Regulations for the Status and Transfer of Players;
·No. 1130: Revised Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players, edition 2008
·No. 1142: FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players
·No. 1147: Eligibility to play for representative teams – Articles 15-18 of the Regulations Governing the Application of the FIFA Statutes;
·No. 1148: Revised Rules Governing the Procedures of the Players’ Status Committee and the Dispute Resolution Chamber
·No. 1160: Revised FIFA Players’ Agents Regulations
All of the above documents can be downloaded from the official FIFA website, www.fifa.com
The IFA Articles of Association and Rules and Regulations of the Irish FA Premiership must also be studied in advance of an examination for the purposes of the domestic section of the examination and can be found by clicking here.