FIDE Ratings
International Chess Federation

Attention: National Federations and Players who would like to transfer federation:

Application procedure to change federation

All transfers shall be the responsibility of the new Federation.

In order to officially apply to transfer federation, a player should refer to his new chess federation and they provide the FIDE Office (federations@fide.com) with the following:
1. the official confirmation from the new federation (by e-mail) that it agrees to accept the transferee as its new member, and that the new federation agrees to pay a notification fee (in accordance with B.04. Registration, Transfer & Rules of Eligibility for Player) in the amount of 50 Euro for the transfer.
2. the scanned image of a player's passport (photo and citizenship).
3. the scanned image of a residence certificate if any.
4. filled in Form for notification of change of federation, Certification and consent of proposed new federation, Consent of player.

FIDE office will inform the former federation and request a statement (e-mail) that it has no objection to the transfer. Otherwise, the notification will be kept for the period of 90 days after which it can be considered as valid and the transfer will be made without the former federation's approval.

  See B.04. Registration, Transfer & Rules of Eligibility for Player for your kind information.

More ID Name Fed. Form.
Transf. D. Notif. D. Last FIDE event: Citizenship Date of eligibility
to participate in the FIDE events under the new flag
Transfer fee Date starting from which a player
can represent the new federation fee free
ID Name Title. W.Title. Old.
NewFed. New
Fed. Date