Licence to Act as a Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Judge - Victoria


You will need this licence if you intend to act as a judge at professional boxing or other combat sport contests such as kickboxing.

This requirement for all combat sport judges to be approved is part of the industry's objectives to:

  • regulate professional boxing and combat sports activities
  • reduce the risk of malpractice and corruption
  • promote safety for all industry participants.

The sports covered include:

  • boxing, meaning fist fighting
  • combat sports, meaning kickboxing or any sport or activity (other than boxing) in which each contestant in a contest or exhibition of that sport or activity is required to strike, kick, hit, grapple with, throw or punch the other contestant.

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:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have a current National Police Check
  • have adequate eyesight (whether natural or with the aid of glasses or contact lenses).


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $114.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Act 1985 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Regulations 2018 Victoria

Lodgement process


Please lodge your application and associated documentation directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Contact details

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