Flights are usually arranged in Business Class. The referee team should always arrive before 17.00 on the day prior to the match and depart the day after in the late morning: 3-day principle.
• A mobile phone is recommended (in case of emergency)
Travel by car or train may be authorised by UEFA in exceptional circumstances, but only with the prior written permission of UEFA.
Payment of Referees
Mini-tournaments Arranged as above by UEFA. Arrival the day before the first match and departure the day after the last match: 8-day principle. Other travel requirements • T he referee’s national association should arrange visas. However, the referee must take final responsibility for ensuring his referee team has the necessary visas. • R eferees should not be accompanied by any family members or friends (only the referee team). • R eferees should not accept or seek excessive hospitality (hotels will usually be 4 or 5 star with meals included). • H otel extras such as mini-bar, laundry, telephone calls, internet access… must be paid for directly by the referees before leaving
• U EFA 24 hour emergency number: +41 22 707 27 77
Match official payments comprise: 1. Daily allowances The daily allowance amounts to 200 euros and is calculated from the day of departure up to and including the day of the return journey. 2. Lump sum to cover domestic expenses Domestic costs (local transport, parking, visas, hotel near the airport before departure or after arrival, etc.) are covered by a lump sum of 200 euros per match official.
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3. Single match fee (based on referee categories) Single match fees are paid to referees, assistant referees, additional assistant referees, and fourth officials and depend on the category of the referee in question. As before, no match fees are paid to futsal officials, or fourth officials at women’s matches, although they still receive payments 1. and 2. The amounts per appointment are paid by direct bank transfer to each official in one combined payment.
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Published on Apr 17, 2013