2012 Australian Foreign Player Licence Forms
The 2012 Foreign Player Licence forms can be downloaded by clicking here.
Please note that if you have a player coming straight from College to your club, they are required to complete the FIBA Self Declaration form that is attached to the 2012 FPL forms.
Please note that all documentation can now be scanned and emailed to FIBA Oceania. Payment of the FPL fee can now be done by direct deposit. Bank details are found on the form.
Clubs should note that the fee for processing a licence in less than 5 working days is $440.00
Club administrators are asked to note that FIBA Oceania requires only 4 pieces of documentation to accompany the form - these 4 things should be mailed/emailed together with the application form.
2012 NZ Foreign Player Licence Forms
The New Zealand foreign player licence forms should be completed by clubs playing in New Zealand based competitions only.
All non-NZ residents playing in the NZ NBL and CBL competition must hold a valid foreign player licence. Breaches of this FIBA International rule can result in a fine of $5,000.00
Click here to download the form.
Special Foreign Player Licence
A Special Foreign Player licence can be granted to a player who has gained permanent residency of Australia prior to their 15 birthday. Documents pertaining to their arrival date in Australia and the date they gained permanent residency must be produced.
Click here to download the Special Foreign Player Licence application form.
What happens to your club's FPL fees?
FIBA Oceania uses the fees collected from foreign player licences to help fund its Island Development Program. Click here to download the brochure that explains more about the funding of our Development Program.
The Development program includes:
* Funding for the employment of National Basketball Development Officers in a number of Island Federations, including Fiji, Palau, Kiribati, Tonga, PNG and Vanuatu.
* The conduct of accreditation courses for coaches, referees, administration, players and teachers.
* Assist with funding elite pathways for players, coaches and referees.