Racing Bookmaker's Permit - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to work as a registered bookmaker at any Northern Territory racecourse. Bookmaking means the business of receiving or negotiating bets.

This permit allows you to take on-course bets in person and bets over the telephone as long as you are on a registered racecourse. It does not allow you to take bets via the Internet.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Before you apply for this permit, you must:

  • undergo a police check
  • be over 18
  • be fit and proper
  • provide supporting documentations including financial records
  • follow all NT racing rules and regulations, including any conditions from racing club stewards
  • provide a bank guarantee of $10,000.

If you require more information, please use the contact details below.


Up to 1 year


Permits expire on 30 June each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $155.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $155.00

Fees for 2023-24

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.