On-Course Wagering or Club Betting Permit - Victoria


You will require this permit if your business processes betting by bookmakers on any of the following events:

  • horse races
  • harness races
  • greyhound races
  • any approved betting event.

The granting of this permit may come with conditions. These conditions include:

  • the type of betting
  • the class of bookmakers who may conduct the betting
  • the supervision of the betting and the body who is to conduct the supervision.

To apply, complete the Application for a Club Betting Permit form.

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 permit you must:

  • be a racing club licensed under Section 24a of the Racing Act
  • submit an application of the approved form
  • be willing to abide by any conditions imposed on the permit
  • have a sound financial background
  • provide any additional documentation as required by the Agency.

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

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

The permit is subject to a condition that the holder of the permit must not obtain any financial benefit from bets made under the permit.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative

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

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Regulation

Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

Contact details

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

Licensing Officer

Operating address: 49 Elizabeth Street
Victoria 3121
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1988
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 182 457
Fax: 03 9651 3777
Email: contact@vcglr.vic.gov.au
Website: Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (Opens in new window)