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


You will require 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.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 18 years of age
  • have sufficient experience in the industry as a trainer, contestant or promoter
  • have a good knowledge of professional contestants and their relative skills
  • set out nature and extent of you experience
  • apply using the prescribed form
  • have current insurance
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $490.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Application process


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

Approval time

Please allow 4 weeks for the processing of your application.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Contact details

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

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Department of Health and Human Services

Phone: 03 9096 9833