First Registration Process
This international clearance process is only for players who have never registered to play soccer at any level outside of the U.S.
U.S. Citizens: U.S. Citizens born outside of the U.S. may be cleared to register by simply completing and signing the First Registration Form. This process is available to all players, regardless of current age and skill level.
A player born outside of the U.S. who is a U.S. citizen must complete the following steps:
1. Fill out the U.S. Citizen First Registration Form
2. Submit the completed form, along with valid proof of U.S. citizenship (U.S. Passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, U.S. Citizenship Certificate), to the State Association.
Upon receipt, U.S. Soccer will review the paperwork and will notify the affiliated member if the player is clear to register.
Non-U.S. Citizens: A player who is not a U.S. Citizen and is currently aged 18 or over may also be cleared to register by the First Registration process. However, there is an additional step required. (If player is under the age of 18, please visit the Minor’s International Clearance Process page of our website.)
A player born outside of the U.S. who is age 18 or over and is NOT a U.S. citizen must complete the following steps:
1. Fill out the Non-U.S. Citizen First Registration Form
2. Submit the completed form, along with valid proof of age (Birth Certificate, Passport, U.S. Permanent Resident Card, U.S. Visa), to the State Association.
Once a player completes the two steps listed above, U.S. Soccer will contact the foreign national association of the player and inquire whether they have any registrations, at any level, for the player in question. If no response is given within seven days or the foreign national association confirms there was no previous registration, U.S. Soccer will notify the league member that player is free to register. If the foreign federation states, however, that the player had been previously registered, the player cannot use the First Registration option and will have to be cleared via a different method.
Questions? Please send an email to email@example.com
Submit completed application and required documentation to North Texas Soccer using one of the following methods:
EMAIL (Preferred) Scan documents into one multi-paged PDF and email the PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org
MAIL North Texas Soccer
FAX 214-297-5030 ATTN: International Clearance (Include your name and email address on the fax cover sheet.
Once the player has been cleared, North Texas Soccer will send a confirmation email to you.)
ATTN: International Clearance
3803 Parkwood Blvd Ste 200
Frisco TX 75034