Authority to Conduct Telephone or Electronic Betting - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this authority if you are a licensed bookmaker and you intend to accept or make bets by telephone or on the internet. This authority will allow you to conduct betting over the telephone, the internet, subscription television or other online communications systems at a licensed racecourse. You may also apply for authorisation to undertake telephone or electronic betting at private premises not licensed as a racecourse.

Please note that a bet made or accepted by telephone or electronically is taken to have been made or accepted at the place where you (the bookmaker) are located when the bet is made or accepted.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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 be licensed as a bookmaker. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




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

Administering agency

Racing NSW

Act(s) name

Betting and Racing Act 1998 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Racing NSW

Mailing address:
Level 7, 51 Druitt St
New South Wales 2000


02 9551 7500


02 9551 7501


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