Race Bookmaker's Agents Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you are a licensed race bookmaker and you intend to have another person act as an agent on your behalf. Race bookmaker's agents are authorised to accept bets on behalf of a race bookmaker licence holder.

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:

  • have not been convicted or found guilty of fraud, dishonesty or any offence under gaming law in the last 5 years
  • have not been convicted or found guilty of an offence in Australia publishable by at least a 1 year prison term in the last 5 years
  • have not been convicted or found guilty of an offence outside Australia in the last 5 years that had it been committed in the ACT would be punishable by at least 1 year prison term
  • do not owe money to the commission or Territory under this Act or another gaming law.



Up to 3 years


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $264.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $39.00

Annual fee. Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $39.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Race and Sports Bookmaking Act 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Race and Sports Bookmaking Regulation 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Application process


Your application should be accompanied by:

  • a passport-sized photograph, taken within the last year, signed on the reverse side by a person who has the legal authority to do so. The statement on the reverse side of the photograph should read 'This is a true likeness of you' and be signed by the authorised person
  • fingerprints and palm prints taken by a police officer at a police station
  • a certified true copy of your current driver's licence, passport and full birth certificate.
Your application must also include an authorisation, signed by the nominated person, consenting to:
  • being nominated in the application
  • a police officer checking the nominated person's criminal record and reporting the results of the check to the commission.

Approval time

At least 30 days

Administering agency

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

Contact details

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