Annual Recertification

NOTE:  There are no in-person clinics required for recertification

US Soccer announces new classifications for referees:  Referee, Regional, National and Professional

Referee requires annual recertification, including online lessons and test.

Regional Referees require online lessons and test, an annual fitness test and on-field assessment.

National and Professional Referees recertify directly with U.S. Soccer.

To complete recertification:

  • Log into your OMS account at
  • Click on Registration and select Register for clinic/fitness test
  • Go through the prompts.
    • If asked – make sure your address, phone number and email are correct
    • Click on Submit
    • Answer the legal question
    • Select the role(s) you want to register for
      • Click Submit Request
  • Click on Reserve Clinic
  • Click on Continue to Next Step
  • Click on Click here to complete requests and pay fees
    • Continue through the payment process
  • Return to your OMS home page
  • Under Clinics that you have Reserved, click on Online Lessons
    • Complete the online lessons.
  • Badges for 2023 will be mailed once all requirements are met:
    1. Online lessons are done
    2. Background Clearances current within 5 years
    3. Safesport is current within 1 year