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


You will require 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

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 at least eighteen years of age
  • submit a completed application form and associated documents
  • hold current professional indemnity cover
  • pay any required fees

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

It is an ongoing requirement of this licence that you agree to abide by all current legislative and industry requirements and standards. You must apply to the Agency for permission to conduct each promotion event, at least twenty-one days before each event.


The duration of the licence is three years, with option to renew.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $509.90

Fees for 2019-20.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Guide to Applying for Promoter's Licence - PDF (Opens in new window)
General All Instructions for Promotion Permit Applications - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Act 1985 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Regulations 2018 Victoria

Application process


Your completed application must include one recent passport-sized photograph of yourself.

Lodgement process


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

Approval time

4 weeks.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Department of Health and Human Services

Phone: 03 9096 9833