Join – ECB Association of Cricket Officials

Whether it’s the spectacle of a First-Class Test match or a recreational game on the local playing field, cricket at all levels depends on the enthusiasm and dedication of its officials.

If you would like to become a member of the ECB Association of Cricket Officials (ECB ACO), fill out our application form (PDF) and send it to:

ECB Offices
Warwickshire County Cricket Club
B5 7QX

You can also download and read our ECB ACO membership guide (PDF) to find out more information about joining ECB ACO.


We’ll keep you updated with all the latest in the world of cricket scoring and umpiring with our own 32 page publication, issued three times a year and delivered to your door.

You can also view the latest edition here.

ECB ACO merchandise

We have our own brand of field and leisurewear exclusively available to our members.

Visit the ACO shop.


You’ll be covered by the most comprehensive insurance package available. This not only covers you while you are officiating, but also during your travel to and from grounds. You will also be covered for valuables placed in your care. 

Get full details on insurance for ECB ACO members.


With access to the official appointments website,, you’ll be able to put yourself forward to officiate fixtures at local level as well as ECB competitions.

DBS certificate renewal

All members will benefit from being able to update their DBS certificates for free, or equally, ECB ACO members are entitled to a free DBS check. For more information on DBS download and read the following PDF:

ECB ACO DBS application process.

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