Article 3 Implementation in UEFA competitions - Medical

UEFA Medical Regulations

Content Type
Technical Regulations
Specific Regulations
Enforcement Date
1 July 2024

The examinations and tests set out in Article 4, in Paragraph 5.01 and in Annex A.2.3 are mandatory for all players participating in UEFA competitions.


The keeping of medical records as set out in Paragraph 5.02, examinations and tests set out in Annex A.2.3, in Article 6 and in Article 7 are strongly recommended for all players participating in all stages of all UEFA competitions, but they are mandatory only for players participating in:

  1. the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Women’s Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Conference League, UEFA European Football Championship, UEFA European Women's Championship including UEFA Women’s Nations League and Women’s European Qualifiers, UEFA Nations League, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA European Under-21 Championship and UEFA Youth League (i.e. the whole competition in each case, including any qualifying rounds);

  2. the final rounds of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, UEFA European Women’s Under-19 Championship, UEFA European Under-17 Championship, UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship, UEFA Futsal Champions League, UEFA European Futsal Championship, UEFA European Women’s Futsal Championship, UEFA European Under-19 Futsal Championship and UEFA Regions’ Cup.


All mandatory examinations and tests must be completed before the player is first registered to compete in the relevant UEFA competition and the results must be included in the player’s medical record. UEFA may at any time ask to be provided with the results of such medical examinations and/or tests.