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


You will need this licence if you intend to promote boxing, kickboxing or other combat sport contests in Victoria. The promotion of each match in Victoria must be applied for individually through the Agency, and this licence gives you authorisation to make that application.

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
  • hold current professional indemnity cover.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must apply to the Agency for permission to conduct each promotion event, at least twenty-one days before each event.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Promotion permit fee:

  • 500 or fewer attendees - $969.60
  • 501 to 2000 attendees - $2281.20
  • 2001 or more attendees - $5703.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $547.40

Promoter licence. 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 completed application and associated documentation directly with the Agency. Your completed application must include one recent passport-sized photograph of yourself.

Approval time

Four weeks

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.