We know that understanding visa requirements for overseas players joining your club can be a tricky web to untangle. The difference between ‘professional sportspersons’ and ‘amateurs’ can seem blurred and knowing what you need to do legally, can therefore seem too difficult to bother with.
Following discussions with the Home Office, the ECB have created a document with their approval that we hope makes it easier for clubs to understand - Home Office Immigration Rules for Cricket.
More information is available on - Important Information for Clubs & Leagues in 2017
The Home Office Immigration Rules for Cricket Document can also be downloaded from the related documents section at the foot of the page.