FIFA Legal Handbook edition 2021 now available

  • Updated resources provide comprehensive reference point for FIFA regulatory and statutory codes

  • FIFA Legal Handbook edition 2021 now available on

FIFA has published the second edition (edition 2021) of the Legal Handbook, which was launched last year, and in which the latest FIFA regulations, statutory documents and relevant circulars, related to legal, governance and regulatory matters in football, can be accessed in one place.

As well as the FIFA Statutes, the FIFA Legal Handbook features numerous other key FIFA regulatory and statutory codes. These include the FIFA Governance Regulations, Disciplinary Code, Code of Ethics and Anti-Doping Regulations, as well as the latest FIFA regulations governing the status and transfer of players, working with intermediaries, club licensing, stadium safety and security, and the Forward Programme, amongst others.

In addition, the FIFA Legal Handbook also includes relevant circulars and standard FIFA legal documents and guides.

The FIFA Legal Handbook is available for free (in both PDF and ePUB format) on and contains the updates to the FIFA Statutes and regulations made in 2021.

You can also download it here.