|Referee: Sandra Bastos (POR) – Stadium: Mestni, Ajdovscina (SVN)|
|Referee: Marija Kurtes (GER) – Stadium: Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavik (ISL)|
|Referee: Lina Lehtovaara (FIN) – Stadium: Stanko Mlakar, Kranj (SVN)|
|Referee: Lois Otte (BEL) – Stadium: FFM Training Centre, Skopje (MKD)|
|Referee: Carina Vitulano (ITA) – Stadium: Fir Park, Motherwell (SCO)|
|Referee: Esther Azzopardi (MLT) – Stadium: Športni park, Lendava (SVN)|
|Referee: Anastasia Pustovoitova (RUS) – Stadium: FFM Training Centre, Skopje (MKD)|
|Referee: Paula Brady (IRL) – Stadium: FFM Training Centre, Skopje (MKD)|
|Referee: Vesna Budimir (CRO) – Stadium: Saint Mirren Park, Paisley (SCO)|
|Referee: Monika Mularczyk (POL) – Stadium: Saint Mirren Park, Paisley (SCO)|
|Referee: Gordana Kuzmanović (SRB) – Stadium: FC Minsk, Minsk (BLR)|
|Referee: Graziella Pirriatore (ITA) – Stadium: Športni park, Lendava (SVN)|
|Referee: Angelika Soeder (GER) – Stadium: FFM Training Centre, Skopje (MKD)|
|Referee: Jana Adámková (CZE) – Stadium: Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk (SCO)|
|Referee: Marta Frias Acedo (ESP) – Stadium: FC Minsk, Minsk (BLR)|
|Referee: Zuzana Valentová (SVK) – Stadium: Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavik (ISL)|
|Referee: Désirée Grundbacher (SUI) – Stadium: FC Minsk, Minsk (BLR)|
|Referee: Olga Zadinová (CZE) – Stadium: Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavik (ISL)|
|Referee: Maria Marotta (ITA) – Stadium: FC Minsk, Minsk (BLR)|
|Referee: Katalin Kulcsár (HUN) – Stadium: Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavik (ISL)|
The path to the first 16-team UEFA Women's EURO final tournament in the Netherlands begins with a preliminary round and takes in a qualifying group stage and play-offs.
In the preliminary round, two groups of four teams are played as one-venue mini-tournaments between 4 and 9 April 2015. The group winners progress to the qualifying group stage to join the 38 highest-ranked contenders in eight groups of five sides contested between 14 September 2015 and 20 September 2016.
The eight group winners and the six best runners-up then advance to the final tournament, while the other two runners-up go to a play-off from 17–25 October 2016.
Hosts the Netherlands will join the 15 qualifiers in the final tournament in July/August 2017. There will be four groups of four teams, with the top two from each section proceeding to the quarter-finals, from when the competition is a straight knockout.
Further details, including the criteria for separating sides that finish level on points in a pool, can be found in the official competition regulations.