Permit to Promote or Conduct a Combat Sport Contest - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct, hold or promote a professional boxing or combat sport contest in Western Australia. A separate permit is required for each event.

A combat sport includes boxing, and any other martial art, sport or activity where the objective is to strike, kick, hit or grapple with another participant. The type of contests that require a permit include kickboxing, muay thai and brazilian ju jitsu events.

Permits are required for all contests in Western Australia regardless of the amateur or professional status of contestants.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 permit you must:

  • Provide any information required by the Agency;
  • Pay the required fee; and
  • Submit the relevant form.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


For one event.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Comply Promoters Fact Sheet - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window



Your application must be lodged at least than 42 days prior to the event.

Administering agency

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Sport and Recreation

Act(s) name

Combat Sports Act 1987 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Combat Sports Regulations 2004 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Combat Sports Commission
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Sport and Recreation

Operating address:
246 Vincent Street
Leederville, Western Australia 6007
Mailing address:
PO BOX 329
Leederville, Western Australia 6903


08 9492 9700


08 9492 9711

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