Bookmaker's Key Employee Licence - Northern Territory


You may need this licence if you intend to work as a bookmaker at racing or sporting events, and you are considered to be in a key position.

This licence allows you to:

  • act in a managerial capacity
  • be involved in a decision-making capacity in the bookmaking business
  • act as a substitute for a registered bookmaker at an approved racecourse.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You do not need any special knowledge, experience or training to become a bookmaker's key employee. However, experience in the betting, racing or greyhound industry can be beneficial.


Valid for up to 1 year


Expires on 30 June each year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $27.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $27.00

Fees for 2023-24

Additional information

You must do all of the following before you apply:

  • undergo police fingerprinting
  • provide all relevant supporting information
  • follow all NT racing rules and regulations, including any conditions imposed by the NT Racing Commission or racing club stewards.


Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Racing Commission

Contact details

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