ALL REFEREES ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER EACH SEASON WITH DURHAM FAThe registration process will be completed through the Whole Game System.
The Whole Game System provides referees at all levels with a comprehensive online administration package, with some appointing and discipline reporting being directed through the portal. This means referees at grassroots level can now enjoy many of the online processes currently available to colleagues operating at the highest levels of the game.
To access the Whole Game System you will need to know your FA Number (FAN); if you have forgotten your FAN or password you will be able to retrieve this online.
Please note an annual registration fee of £20.00 is required.
If you have any queries with regards to registration please get in touch with us.
Get in touch
T: 0191 3872928 (Option 2 then Option 4)
Why do I need to re-register?
To safeguard the game and yourself, leagues and clubs are only allowed to us registered referees. Therefore, to referee you must be registered.
We can only offer our support to registered referees. If you are un-registered you will not be entitled to any support from the County FA, or referee in any county affiliated football activity.
How much will it cost to re-register?
It costs £20 to register or re-register as a referee.
Do I need a Criminal Record Check (CRC) to referee?
To referee any form of youth football (Under 18 and below) you must have an in-date FA CRC (other CRCs are not normally accepted). Contact us for more information on how you obtain or renew your CRC.
Do I have to register online
We encourage all referees to register online. Doing so will enable you to manage and edit your personal details and football preferences. However, if you are unable to access our online system, we can provide assistance. Get in touch with us for more information.