Re-certify as a Referee

*** US Soccer has made the 2021 Curriculum available in the Learning Center and we are currently reviewing the course material and updating instructions. Anyone who did not register for 2020 will be able to recertify for 2021 and will be able to referee this Fall and all of 2021. We hope to have this ready by August 1st. ***

Rich Eveland - SDI (Idaho)

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Step by Step -- Recertification

On behalf of the Idaho Soccer Referee Committee, we are fully committed to help with US Soccer's transition to a completely integrated resource for referee training and administration. With our 2021 recertification Starting July 1st the software starts it 2nd year of use so we are anticipating a much smoother process for 2021 and thank everyone for there help and patience over this last year!

Please reach out to reveland@idahoreferee.org with questions.

Step 1: Log into your US Soccer Learning Center account

  1. Go to the US Soccer Learning Center website US Soccer Learning Center

  2. Click “Sign-up” at the top and fill out the form. Then, be sure to click “Sign up now” at the bottom to finish up.

  3. If it recognizes you from coaching or anything else, it may ask you to confirm your information. If so, say “Yes” and update it please!

If you are over 18 you will need to complete a background Check prior to registering for any class

Complete the US Soccer NCSI Background Check which is valid for 2 years and costs an additional $31.21 payable.

Step 2: Sign-up for the Online Course(s) you wish to recertify in 2021

Register for an Online referee Course based on your current certification.


  1. Complete Online Course under "Assignments". This video-based course that will teach you many of the Laws of the Game and test your knowledge as you go. You will need to complete 100% for credit. Estimated time to completion is about 5 hours, but you can stop and come back later

  2. Complete all other "Assignments".

If you are 18 years old or above, you have an additional assignment to complete.

      • Complete SafeSport Training as this is a federal requirement about child abuse, harassment, hazing, and inappropriate sexual behaviors. It is about 2 to 2/12 hours in length and is valid for 2 years.


Check your existing Licenses under your profile and request a merge if you are missing anything.

Step 3: Sign up and complete any additional Supplemental Courses

Register for any Online supplemental courses based on your current certification. 2021 Recertification:

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  1. Complete Online Course under "Assignments". Any requirements previously completed for other courses will be credited for each new Supplemental course

  2. Complete all other "Assignments".

If you are 18 years old or above, you have an additional assignment to complete every other year.

      • Complete SafeSport Training as this is a federal requirement about child abuse, harassment, hazing, and inappropriate sexual behaviors. It is about 2 to 2/12 hours in length and is valid for 2 years. (You only need to do this one time!)

*Please email reveland@idahoreferee.org when you Complete all Assignments so we can finalize your registration!


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