Match officials for the 2019 Cricket World Cup were selected by the Umpire selection panel and the information was released on 26 April, 2019. Umpire selection panel selected 16 umpires to officiate at the World Cup: Out of 16 umpires four were from Australia, five from England, four from Asia, one each from New Zealand, South Africa and West Indies. It also selected 6 match referees for the event.
Out of the selected umpires, twelve of them belong to the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires while the remaining four belong to the International Panel of Umpires and Referees.
Ian Gould, an Elite panel umpire, announced that he would retire as an umpire following the conclusion of the tournament.