International Transfer Request by Club


This user guide will explain how to initiate an International transfer of a player when logged in at Club level

This would be performed when you have received an approved International Transfer Request and you wish to register this player for the first time in the Pelipaikka system.


1. Select People


2. Select 'Request or Start a Transfer'



A transfer is performed when a Club wants to register a player who currently exists within the MA with another Club



3. Transfer Screen


On this screen you are required to select if the Transfer type is Domestic or International before searching for the person you wish to transfer




4. International Transfer



Select 'Transfer Type' as 'International', the system will then ask you 'Does the Player have an ITC?' This stands for International Transfer Certificate.


Players registered at one Association may only be registered at a new 

Association once the latter has received an ITC from the former Association

5. No ITC for Player

If you do not have the ITC for the Player, then by clicking on 'No' you will be provided with a form to complete to Request for an ITC, once completed click on 'Submit'.

This form does not complete an ITC request, it will inform FAF you need an ITC and they will contact you with correct process

All fields marked with an * are a compulsory field and must be completed

6. Request Submitted to FAF


Confirmation that the request has been sent to FAF will appear, from here FAF will contact the Club with the required information. Once the correct process has been followed and the ITC has been received it will be emailed to your Club.


7. International Transfer with an ITC

If you have the ITC then repeat steps 1-4 and then this time select 'Yes' to the question 'Does the Player have an ITC?'

Please ensure you have the ITC as it is a Required Document to upload

 8. Complete Personal Details

The next few screens will take you through the normal registration process of a player 



All fields marked with an * are a compulsory field and must be completed


Social Security Number (HETU Number) must be entered in correct format if Finnish, registration will not be accepted otherwise




If person is aged between 10-18 and Nationality is not Finland then the above Minor Protection questions will automatically appear





If person is female the the above additional question of Maiden name will automatically appear


9. Transfer Information


Here you are required to enter the Transfer Source Club, Date of Transfer and the Transfer TMS Reference

Once additional information is completed, click 'Continue'


If all Personal Information details successful then registration flow will move onto Contact Details

10. Contact Details

Complete Contact Details and click 'Continue'


11. Registrations





The system will automatically select some options from the Registrations screen above based on age of player, as described below.

  • Role: Defaults to Player
  • Sport: Choose Football or Futsal
  • Level: Amatuer option available for all Gender/Age
  • Level: Hobby option available for all Gender/Age
  • Level: Amatuer under contract available for male over 16
  • Level: Professional only available for male over 16
  • Age Group Defaults to Minor if Under 18
  • Age Group Defaults to Adult if Over 18
  • Nature of Registration: Defaults to New Registration if new person

Select the Sport and Level and click 'Continue' 

12. Required Documents

  • Documents can be uploaded by clicking on 'Click here to upload file' this will open up folder for you to select the necessary file to upload
  • Documents can also be uploaded by clicking and dragging the file to the necessary document

Maximum file size is 25 megabytes: 

JPG, JPEG, PDF, and PNG are recommended file types





Documents successfully uploaded will display a tick next to their file name




Required Documents are compulsory and must be uploaded




Registration will not proceed if all required documents are not uploaded




13. Licence


The Football Playing Pass and International Transfer fee is automatically selected, therefore please select the required Insurance you wish to purchase with your registration




14. Payment Options


Upon choosing the licence you then have the option to 'Pay Now' or 'Pay Later' 


  • Pay Now: By choosing this option it will then take you to the payment portal where you have a list of options to pay for the registration
  • Pay Later: By choosing this option it will then submit the registration, however an invoice will be created for you to pay later

The Registration of the Player will not be approved and made active until Payment is made

15. Summary


The Summary screen allows you to check that all details entered are correct before submitting the player registration, please ensure you check all the information


If you need to change any information click on the edit link



Make sure you click the edit link relating to the area you want to change, for example the Contact Details




16. Submit Registration


When all information has been checked, click on Submit to go to Payment portal  (if Pay Now was selected previously) or Submit to Member Association where registration will then be complete (Pending Payment before approval) 


17. Registration Submitted



Once the registration is complete the Member will be marked as pending and awaiting approval (and pending payment if Pay Now was not selected)




Pallo ID is blank until the registration has been paid and approved and made active

Once completed you are provided with three options 

  • Register another Player
  • View all currently submitted registrations
  • Go to your Dashboard

By clicking on 'Register another Player' - it will take you back to Step 3 (in user guide) where you can register another player

By clicking on "View all Currently Submitted Registrations" it will take you to a list of all Pending Registrations for your Club

By clicking on ''Go to your Dashboard" it will take you back to your Task list