Sport Bookmaker's Agent Licence - Australian Capital Territory


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

Please use the contact details below to find out 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 licence you must:

  • have a reputation for sound business conduct
  • have a reputation for sound character
  • have a satisfactory financial position and financial background
  • have not, within five years before applying, been convicted or found guilty of an offence against any gaming laws
  • do not owe money to the commission or Territory under this Act or another gaming law
  • have not been convicted or found guilty (in Australia or a foreign country) of an offence punishable by death or imprisonment
  • have not, at any time, associated, or entered into any business or financial arrangements, with a person who has a reputation for unsound business conduct or unsound character.

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


Up to 3 years


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $243.00 -
Apply Licence All $36.00

Annual licence fee.

General Duplicate Certificate All $36.00 -

Act(s) name

Race and Sports Bookmaking Act 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.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

Mailing address: PO BOX 214
Civic Square, Australian Capital Territory 2608
Phone: 02 6207 0359
Website: ACT Gambling and Racing Commission (Opens in new window)