Registration of a Greyhound - Victoria


You will be required to register your greyhound with Greyhound Racing Victoria if you intend to use it for racing and / or breeding purposes. Greyhounds registered with Greyhound Racing Victoria are exempt from the requirement to be registered with the local council. A greyhound cannot compete in an event run by Greyhound Racing Victoria unless its owner and trainer are registered with Greyhound Racing Victoria.

Former racing greyhounds registered under the Greyhound Adoption Program and adopted under contract with Greyhound Racing Victoria are also exempt.

Greyhounds may also be nominated for registration under the Greyhound Owners and Breeders Incentive Scheme. Greyhounds registered under this scheme are eligible for additional prize money.

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 registration you must:

  • complete the required forms and submit together with the required documentation and proof of assessment
  • pay the required fees.

Please contact Greyhound Racing Victoria for further information on the registration process.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for further information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Registration of a Greyhound - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 Victoria

Application process


Please lodge your application, supporting documentation and fees directly with the Agency.

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)