Bookmaker's Clerk Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to work as a clerk to a licensed bookmaker at a thoroughbred or harness race meeting in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

A bookmaker clerk is any person who, on a racecourse or sports ground, assists a bookmaker in the bookmaker's business, such as by recording or accepting money for bets or paying or recording payment of winning bets.

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 or older
  • pay the relevant application fee
  • submit the application form and all documentation required by the Agency (for example, evidence of character and fitness and identification documents).

Before completing an application for this licence, you should seek employment with a licensed bookmaker, who will counter sign the application.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $135.00 Registration. Fees for 2022-23
Renew Renewal All $105.00 Renewal. Fees for 2022-23


Act(s) name

Racing Act 1999 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

ACT Local Rules of Racing Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Racing NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.