On-Course Wagering or Club Betting Permit - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if your business processes betting by bookmakers on any of the following events:

  • horse races
  • harness races
  • greyhound races
  • any approved betting event.

The granting of this permit may come with conditions. These conditions include:

  • the type of betting
  • the class of bookmakers who may conduct the betting
  • the supervision of the betting and the body who is to conduct the supervision.

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

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 permit you must:

  • be a racing club licensed under Section 24a of the Racing Act
  • submit an application of the approved form
  • be willing to abide by any conditions imposed on the permit
  • have a sound financial background
  • provide any additional documentation as required by the Agency.

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

Ongoing requirements

The permit is subject to a condition that the holder of the permit must not obtain any financial benefit from bets made under the permit.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Lodgement

Apply

Please lodge your form and any associated documents directly with the Agency.


Administering agency

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

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 (Victoria)

Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (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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