REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

Forms and information for players, club secretaries and registrars on transfers, sanctions, club registration and more.

For Club Secretaries & Registrars

The following form needs to be completed and submitted to the USGAA Registrar by all Club Registrars or Secretaries responsible for registering teams and players. This will allow us to create an account in the online registration system that allows you to add players for your club/teams.


New Club Registrars – please complete the following:

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Resources for Players & Clubs

Important Dates

March 31st

Inter-county transfer deadline for all codes. If you are coming from Ireland, Canada, New York, UK, Europe, Australia, Middle East, Asia, etc. – anywhere outside USGAA – you need to complete your transfer by this date.

April 30th

USGAA Player Registration deadline date. Also the deadline for USGAA club-to-club transfers.

July 1st

Sanction and Permits deadline. NOTE: This used to be July 20th for men, but was changed that at the 2016 convention in San Diego.

August 1st

Non-Irish players who have never previously registered with an adult GAA club may register with a USGAA club on or before August 1st.

Sanctions Forms

Official J1 Sanction form for GAA

For holders of J1 Visas – needed to receive a sanction to temporarily transfer from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA

Official USGAA Sanction Form

For all other Irish players needing a sanction for moving from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA

Ladies Gaelic Football - J1 Permit (Sanction) form

For Ladies Gaelic Football players on J1 Visas – needed to temporarily move from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA

Ladies Gaelic Football - Standard Permit (Sanction) Form

For any Ladies Gaelic Football players not on a J1 – needed to temporarily move from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA

Camogie - CC6 Official Sanction Form

For Camogie players – needed to temporarily move from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA

Transfer Forms

USGAA Club-to-Club Transfer Form

Use this form if you are a current USGAA club player who is transferring to another USGAA club. NOTE: Deadline for club-to-club transfers is April 30th.

USGAA Intercounty Transfers

This is the online system for club secretaries/registrars to process any intercounty transfers for Men’s Football or Hurling. There are instructions below for using the system. NOTE: This process must be initiated by the club secretary/registrar, and that person must have an account in place with the GAA to login.

Camogie CC4 Transfer Form

Camogie transfer form. Note that the USGAA deadline for transfers is March 31st.

Ladies Gaelic Football Transfer Form

LGFA transfer form. Note that the USGAA deadline for transfers is March 31st.