Race Club Licence - Victoria


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a horse or greyhound race club. A race club must be registered in accordance with either the rules of Racing Victoria, Harness Racing Victoria or Greyhound Racing Victoria.

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:

  • submit an application of the approved form
  • have a sound financial background
  • have a good reputation and be of good character
  • provide any documentation as required by the Agency.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to submit an annual club return, including audited accounts and updated details of office bearers. You will also need to seek approval from the Minister within 28 days of any alterations to your clubs constitution or rules.

The changes will not take effect until approved by the Minister. Special permission may be required to operate individual races.


The duration of this licence remains in force until cancelled or surrendered.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

Office of Racing

Contact details

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