|Referee: Esther Azzopardi (MLT) – Stadium: Kazım Karabekir Stadium, Erzurum (TUR)|
|Referee: Sara Persson (SWE) – Stadium: Erdgas Sportpark, Halle (GER)|
|Referee: Sabine Bonnin (FRA) – Stadium: Zagreb, Zagreb (CRO)|
|Referee: Tess Olofsson (SWE) – Stadium: Groupama Aréna, Budapest (HUN)|
|Referee: Efthalia Mitsi (GRE) – Stadium: BRITA-Arena, Wiesbaden (GER)|
|Referee: Rhona Daly (IRL) – Stadium: Hardtwaldstadion, Sandhausen (GER)|
|Referee: Eleni Lampadariou (GRE) – Stadium: Gradski vrt, Osijek (CRO)|
|Referee: Ana Aguiar (POR) – Stadium: Fethiye İlçe Stadı, Fethiye (TUR)|
|Referee: Sarah Garratt (ENG) – Stadium: Pancho stadium, Felcsut (HUN)|
|Referee: Ivana Projkovska (MKD) – Stadium: Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka (CRO)|
|Referee: Florence Guillemin (FRA) – Stadium: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Istanbul (TUR)|
|Referee: Zuzana Kováčová (SVK) – Stadium: Gyirmóti Stadion, Gyor (HUN)|
|Referee: Marte Sørø (NOR) – Stadium: Bremer Brücke, Osnabruck (GER)|
|Referee: Sofia Karagiorgi (CYP) – Stadium: Minor Sport Arena Petrovsky, St Petersburg (RUS)|
|Referee: Vivian Peeters (NED) – Stadium: Arena Khimki, Khimki (RUS)|
|Referee: Julia-Stefanie Baier (AUT) – Stadium: Akdeniz Üniversitesi Stadyumu, Antalya (TUR)|
|Referee: Morag Pirie (SCO) – Stadium: Gradski stadion Koprivnica, Koprivnica (CRO)|
|Referee: Cristina Dorcioman (ROU) – Stadium: Arena Khimki, Khimki (RUS)|
|Referee: Lina Lehtovaara (FIN) – Stadium: Gyirmóti Stadion, Gyor (HUN)|
|Referee: Carina Vitulano (ITA) – Stadium: Arena Khimki, Khimki (RUS)|
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.