Bookmaker Clerk Licence (Thoroughbred Racing) - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to act as a clerk to a licensed bookmaker at thoroughbred racing meetings.

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.

Please be aware that you must comply with the specified rules and your licence may be subject to conditions.

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


1 November to 31 October


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $135.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $105.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Rules of Racing of Racing NSW - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Thoroughbred Racing Act 1996 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Rules of Racing New South Wales

Administering agency

Racing NSW

Contact details

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