Wagering and Betting Licence - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to conduct wagering and approved betting competitions in Victoria.

Only one wagering and betting licence may operate at any one time and the licences are not transferable to any other person.

From August 2012, a single twelve year wagering and Betting licence was granted to Tabcorp Wagering (Vic) Pty Ltd.

A temporary licence may be granted to another applicant in the event that the existing licence is surrendered or cancelled.

The holder of the Wagering and Betting Licence may appoint a Victorian company that is a wholly-owned subsidiary as the operator of the licence.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • register your interest with Secretary of Department of Justice when called to do so by the Minister provided you have a physical place of business in Victoria and are not a natural person or prohibited person
  • be invited by the Minister to apply for a wagering and betting licence
  • satisfy the legislative requirements to hold this licence
  • apply in the prescribed form and include all required information and documentation
  • lodge your application in accordance with the procedural requirements specified by the Minister
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

The agency will specify a number of operating requirements when granting the licence,

including compliance with all legislative requirements and obtaining approval to use race fields information.

Failure to comply may result in disciplinary proceedings or the cancellation of the licence.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Wagering and Betting Licence Application - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Regulation
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

Act(s) name

Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Gambling Regulations 2015 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Justice and Regulation
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation


Operating address:
49 Elizabeth Street
Richmond
Victoria 3121
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1988
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300 182 457

Fax:

03 9651 3777
contact@vcglr.vic.gov.au

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