The Croatian football league system is a series of connected leagues for club football in Croatia. This system has hierarchical format with promotion and relegation between leagues at different levels. This system is used from season 2020−21 .
|1|| Prva HNL |
|2|| Druga HNL |
|3|| Treća HNL West |
| Treća HNL Center |
| Treća HNL North |
| Treća HNL East |
| Treća HNL South |
|4|| Četvrta NL Rijeka |
|Četvrta NL Zagreb|
| Četvrta NL Čakovec-Varaždin |
| Četvrta NL Bjelovar-Koprivnica-Virovitica |
|without inter-county league|
First League of Istria County
First League of Zagreb
First League of Međimurje County
First League of Bjelovar-Bilogora County
First league of Osijek-Baranja County
First League of Brod-Posavina County
First League of Dubrovnik-Neretva County
Second League of Istria County
Second League of Zagreb
Second League of Međimurje County
Second League of Bjelovar-Bilogora County
Second league of Osijek-Baranja County
Second League of Brod-Posavina County
Second League of Dubrovnik-Neretva County
Third League of Istria County
Second League of Zagreb County
Third League of Međimurje County
Third League of Bjelovar-Bilogora County
Third League of Osijek-Baranja County
Third League of Brod-Posavina County
Third League of Split-Dalmatia County
|1||Prva HNL||Prva A HNL||Prva HNL||Elitna HNL|
|2||Druga HNL||Prva B HNL||Druga HNL||Prva HNL|
|3||Treća HNL||Druga HNL||Treća HNL||Druga HNL|
|4||Lower||Treća HNL||Lower||Četvrta HNL||Lower||Treća HNL|
|1|| Prva HNLŽ |
15 clubs(2 groups)
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