Motor Vehicle Racing Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will be required to apply for this licence if you intend to conduct, promote or organise motor vehicle racing. Motor vehicle racing is only allowed at a place that the Minister has declared suitable for racing.

Motor vehicle racing includes competitions between drivers or riders of motor vehicles in which the deciding factor is the speed, manoeuvrability, reliability, durability or mechanical condition of the vehicles, the skill of the drivers or riders, or any combination of them.

The licence will not permit a motor vehicle competition to be conducted on a road, divide, footpath or nature strip that is open to the public and designated for use by cyclists or animals.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Apply in writing to the Minister for a licence to conduct motor vehicle racing at a motor vehicle racing place;
  • Ensure correct safety standards for the public, competitors and people at and near the event;
  • Have sufficient public liability insurance; and
  • Indicate the power, type and number of motor vehicles involved.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements


As specified on the licence.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.



Application for Motor Vehicle Racing Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.



Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

Act(s) name

Motor Sport (Public Safety) Act 2006 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing and Regulation
ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

Mailing address:
ACT Gambling & Racing Commission
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601


02 62070359


02 62077372


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