Motor Vehicle Racing Licence - New South Wales


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a motor vehicle racing ground or conduct motor vehicle races for competition on private property (such as non-public roads). Please be aware that motor sport events conducted on public roads may require a different approval.

If you intend to make any alterations or additions to the grounds, you will require further approval.

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 licence you must:

  • provide a certificate from your local council stating either that development consent has been granted, or is not necessary, for the use of the land for motor racing
  • provide evidence that you own the land or have the right to use the land
  • provide evidence that you are eligible for public risk insurance cover
  • provide scale plans of the land including the proposed track, facilities, spectator areas and safety features
  • provide a statement of the maximum number of vehicles competing at any one time
  • if you are not the owner of the land, provide evidence of the consent of the owner of the land to its use for motor racing
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

If you intend to make any alterations or additions to the grounds, you are required to submit details for approval. This includes 3 copies of the plans and specifications for the ground, drawn to scale and showing the proposed alterations or additions in contrasting colours to the existing facility.

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




Licences expire 30 June each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $100.00
Renew Renewal All $100.00

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Sports (Public Safety) Act 1985 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Sports (Public Safety) Regulation 2015 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Industry

Office of Sport

Sport and Recreation

Contact details

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

Program Coordinator, Motor Sport

Sport and Recreation

Office of Sport

Department of Industry

Operating address: Level 3
6B Figtree Drive
Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales 2127
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 1422
Silverwater, New South Wales 2128
Phone: 02 8754 7900
Website: Office of Sport (Opens in new window)