Registration as a Greyhound Trainer - Victoria


You will require this registration if you intend to train greyhounds for racing. You may choose to be either of the following:

  • an owner trainer
  • a public trainer.

As an owner trainer, you will be entitled to train any greyhound that is owned / part owned by yourself, or for an owner that permanently resides at your address. As a public trainer, you will be entitled to train greyhounds owned by any other registered owner, as well as greyhounds that you own. All applications are made through FastTrack and require the applicant to be a member of Greyhound Racing Victoria.

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 registration you must:

  • be at least eighteen years old
  • hold the relevant Trainer's Qualification (Level 2 Owner Trainer Module for owner trainers, Public Trainer module for public trainers)
  • complete a tax compliance form
  • allow your kennel facilities to be inspected and approved by an Agency Steward prior to you being eligible to nominate a greyhound for a race or event
  • ensure your kennels are located at your residential address (or notify the Agency if they are not)
  • comply with the conditions set out by the Agency
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Please note that interstate mutual recognition applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.


One or three years.


Registration expires on 30 June each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $50.00

Owner trainer (one year). Fees for 2020-21.

Apply Application All $135.00

Owner trainer (three years). Fees for 2020-21.

Apply Application All $50.00

Public trainer (one year). Fees for 2020-21.

Apply Application All $135.00

Public trainer (three years). Fees for 2020-21.


Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 Victoria

Application process


You are need to sign up to FastTrack to apply for this registration.

Administering agency

Greyhound Racing 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:

Greyhound Racing Victoria

Operating address: 46 - 50 Chetwynd Street
West Melbourne, Victoria 3003
Phone: 03 8329 1100
Fax: 03 8329 1000
Website: Greyhound Racing Victoria (Opens in new window)