Thoroughbred Racing Licences and Registrations - Queensland


The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) administers the issue of licences in the areas of breeding, licensing, syndication and registration. QRIC regulates the following licences and registrations for the Queensland Thoroughbred racing industry:

  • trainer licence
  • jockeys licence
  • apprentice jockey licence
  • stable-hand licence
  • bookmakers clerk licence (all codes)
  • bookmaker licence (all codes)
  • riders agent licence
  • track-work rider licence
  • approved rider licence
  • approved promoters
  • application to register racing colours

For further information please contact QRIC.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Each application has its own set of perquisites and these are detailed on the application form for each.

Contact QRIC prior to submitting and application.


All licences and registrations will remain in effect for periods ranging from 12-36 months.


You can obtain information on fees from the QRIC schedule of fees and services.

Application process

You can obtain the appropriate licence by completing an application form, and submitting it, with the appropriate supporting documents outlined in the application form.

You can obtain copies of the application forms from the QRIC website.


You cannot transfer these licences and registrations.

Administering agency

Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing, registration and breeding

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission

Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs

Operating address: Level 2
60 Kingsford Smith Drive
Albion, Queensland 4010
Mailing address: Queensland Racing Integrity Commission
PO BOX 15666
CITY EAST, Queensland 4002
Contact us phone: 1300 087 021
Contact us fax: 07 3220 6726
Contact us website: Queensland Racing Integrity Commission, Licensing and ownership (Opens in new window)