Racecourse Licence - New South Wales


You will require this licence if you intend to hold race meetings at a racecourse. You may apply for one or more of the following classes of licence:

  • horse racing
  • harness racing
  • greyhound racing.

Please be aware that a trial meeting may be held at an unlicensed racecourse so long as the meeting is held with the approval of the controlling body that is responsible for the type of racing concerned.

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

Race meetings held under this licence must be conducted by a non-proprietary association, such as a club, corporation or organisation formed for the purposes of promoting or conducting racing meetings.

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


Licence will remain in force until cancelled.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Licence All $100.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Racecourse Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Betting and Racing Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Betting and Racing Regulation 2012 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Office of Racing

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:


Office of Racing

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

New South Wales
Operating address: 19 Martin Place
Sydney, New South Wales, 2000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 5477
Sydney, New South Wales
Phone: 02 9338 6600
Website: Office of Racing (Opens in new window)