Licence to Act as a Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Judge - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to act as a judge at professional boxing or other combat sport contests such as kickboxing.

This requirement for all combat sport judges to be approved is part of the industry's objectives to:

  • regulate professional boxing and combat sports activities
  • reduce the risk of malpractice and corruption
  • promote safety for all industry participants.

The sports covered include:

  • boxing, meaning fist fighting
  • combat sports, meaning kickboxing or any sport or activity (other than boxing) in which each contestant in a contest or exhibition of that sport or activity is required to strike, kick, hit, grapple with, throw or punch the other contestant.

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 licence you must:

  • be 18 years of age and a fit and proper person
  • have adequate eyesight (whether natural or with the aid of glasses or contact lenses) for the purposes of this licence
  • apply using the prescribed form, describing the nature and extent of your experience
  • pay the prescribed fees.


3 years.



Fees for 2016-17.


Fees for 2016-17.



Please lodge your application and associated documentation directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Sport and Recreation Victoria

Act(s) name

Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Act 1985 (Victoria)

Contact details

Department of Health and Human Services
Sport and Recreation Victoria


03 9096 9833

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