Registration to Act as a Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Contestant - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to compete in a professional boxing or combat sports competition in Victoria.

Boxing and combat sports include kickboxing or any sport or activity in which each contestant in a contest or exhibition 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 registration you must:

  • be 18 years of age
  • submit a completed application form and required documentation
  • possess an adequate level of skills required for a professional contest
  • provide a certificate of fitness for participation in professional contests signed by a medical practitioner and given within 14 days before your application is submitted
  • provide a certificate to establish that the you are HIV / Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C negative
  • pay any required fees.

If you hold an equivalent registration in another State or Territory and intend to compete in Victoria, your registration will be recognised under the mutual recognition system.

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


3 years.



Fees for 2016-17.



Your completed application must be supported by the required medical certificates, two recent passport sized photographs of yourself and provide proof of age.

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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