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

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to promote boxing, kickboxing or other combat sport contests in Victoria. The promotion of each match in Victoria must be applied for individually through the Agency, and this licence gives you authorisation to make that application. 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 at least 18 years of age
  • submit a completed application form and associated documents
  • hold current professional indemnity cover
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for further information.

Ongoing requirements

It is an ongoing requirement of this licence that you agree to abide by all current legislative and industry requirements and standards. You must apply to the Agency for permission to conduct each promotion event, at least 21 days before each event.


The duration of the licence is 3 years, with option to renew.



Permit for each match to be promoted. Fees for 2016-17.


Fees for 2016-17.

Other resources

Apply Guide to Applying for Promoter's Licence - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Instructions for Promotion Permit Applications - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.



Your completed application must include one recent passport-sized photograph of yourself.



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

Approval time

4 weeks.

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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