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Referees Recertification

Referee License Recertification

2023 Annual Recertification Ends June 30, 2023
(2023 license is required to officiate between 1/1/23 and 12/31/23)


  1. Use the following link to locate the 2023 Grassroots Recertification Course in the U.S. Soccer Learning Center:(

  2. Log into the system using the same credentials you used to complete your "Intro to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments" last year or, after clicking Log In, select "Forgot Password" to have a temporary password emailed to you.

  3. Complete the six (6) assignments: Background check (if over 18), SafeSport, Intro to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments, Grassroots Course, and the Grassroots Quiz. 
  4. Your license will automatically be approved after completing the assignments and a badge will automatically be mailed to you within a week from Officials Sports International ( This eliminates the need for you to send a self-addressed stamped envelop to anyone. 

Please contact your DRA to help you answer your questions. Below is a link with the list of DRAs by location.

If you have a 2023 badge, the instruction does not apply to you. You are already registered for 2023.