Registration as a Greyhound Trainer - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to train greyhounds for racing. You may choose to be either of the following:

  • an owner trainer
  • a public trainer.

As an owner trainer, you will be entitled to train any greyhound that is owned / part owned by yourself, or for an owner that permanently resides at your address. As a public trainer, you will be entitled to train greyhounds owned by any other registered owner, as well as greyhounds that you own. All applications are made through FastTrack and require the applicant to be a member of Greyhound Racing Victoria.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 registration you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • hold the relevant Trainer's Qualification (Level 2 Owner Trainer Module for owner trainers, Public Trainer module for public trainers)
  • complete a tax compliance form
  • allow your kennel facilities to be inspected and approved by an Agency Steward prior to you being eligible to nominate a greyhound for a race or event
  • ensure your kennels are located at your residential address (or notify the Agency if they are not)
  • comply with the conditions set out by the Agency
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Please note that interstate mutual recognition applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.


1 year or 3 years.


Registration expires on 30 June each year.



Owner trainer (one year). Fees for 2016-17.


Owner trainer (three years). Fees for 2016-17.


Public trainer (one year). Fees for 2016-17.


Public trainer (three years). Fees for 2016-17.



Greyhound Trainer Registration Application - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.



You are need to sign up to FastTrack to apply for this registration.

Administering agency

Greyhound Racing Victoria

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 (Victoria)

Contact details

Greyhound Racing Victoria


03 8329 1100


03 8329 1000


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