1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND DEFINITIONS
1.1 TRANSFER FEE
When a player is required to obtain an International Transfer
Certificate (ITC), then both National Federations - Federation of Origin and
Receiving Federation - may ask for the payment of a transfer fee for transfers - hereinafter “the
The Fee shall be understood as the fee for administrative costs and investments
made by National Federations.
The Fee shall be the only fee asked by National Federations and their members
for a player’s ITC with the sole exception of a player under contract with a
previous club at the time of the transfer.
The Fee calculated is a maximum financial amount for a player’s transfer between
two National Federations under the authority of the CEV. National Federations
may define other financial amounts which however should not exceed the amounts
determined by the CEV and should not change
the method of calculation defined under the provisions of this regulation.
1.2 PLAYER AND NATIONAL TEAM PLAYER
A player over the age of forty years old shall not be subject to the
transfer fee for transfers.
A player is a National team player when she/he is registered in the O-2 and 0-5
forms of FIVB and CEV competitions.
Only O-2 and 0-5 forms from the last and current year of the ITC and prior to
the transfer procedure initiation shall be taken into consideration.
1.3 NATIONAL FEDERATIONS CATEGORIES
Categorization of the National Federations is according to the FIVB evaluation
of National Federations by their performance power.
1.4 RECEIVING CLUB DIVISION
The Receiving club division is the division of the season for which an ITC
2. METHOD OF CALCULATION
2.1 TRANSFER FEE - FEDERATION OF ORIGIN
From a fixed amount related to the Receiving Federation and the club division
where the player is transferred, the following variables modify the Fee:
• National Team player,
• Player under 25 years old,
• Number of seasons played abroad.
2.1.1 NATIONAL TEAM PLAYER
For a National Team player, the Fee increases according to the Federation of
• Category 5: +45% of the fixed amount,
• Category 4: +40% of the fixed amount,
• Category 3: +25% of the fixed amount,
• Category 2: +10% of the fixed amount,
• Category 1: +0% of the fixed amount.
2.1.2 PLAYER UNDER 25 YEARS OLD
For a player under 25 years old, the Fee increases by 30% of the sum of
the fixed amount and the amount calculated in Art 2.1.1.
2.1.3 NUMBER OF SEASONS PLAYED ABROAD
A National Team player according to Art 1.2 of this regulation shall not
benefit from the provisions of this article.
Following the player’s number of seasons played in another National Federation
than her/his Federation of Origin, the Fee shall be of:
• 100% of the amount previously determined
for 1 to 4 seasons played abroad,
• 75% of the amount previously determined for
5 to 7 seasons played abroad,
• 50% of the amount previously determined for
8 to 10 seasons played abroad,
• 25% of the amount previously determined for
11 and more seasons played abroad.
The number shall be determined on the whole career of the player. A season
played in the Federation of Origin shall not reset the count. In case of a
doubt, the ITCs of the player shall prove the number of seasons.
2.4 TRANSFER FEE - RECEIVING FEDERATION
RECEIVING FEDERATION'S CATEGORY
1 & 2
2nd highest division
Example (in red): A Receiving Federation of category
4 may ask, for a player´s registration in its second highest division, a maximal
amount of 400 EUR.
For any question or remark, please contact the
CEV Transfers Coordinator