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


You will need this licence if you intend to act as a boxing or combat sports match-maker. A match-maker acts on behalf of a promoter to arrange professional contests between particular professional contestants.

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 of age
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have a current National Police Check
  • have sufficient experience in the industry as a trainer, contestant or promoter
  • have a good knowledge of professional contestants and their relative skills
  • have current insurance.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $547.40

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

Application process


Please lodge your application form and any associated documents directly with the Agency.

Approval time

Please allow four weeks for the processing of your application.

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Contact details

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