Wagering and Betting Licence - Victoria


You will require this licence if you intend to conduct wagering and approved betting competitions in Victoria.

Only one wagering and betting licence may operate at any one time and the licences are not transferable to any other person.

From August 2012, a single twelve year wagering and Betting licence was granted to Tabcorp Wagering (Vic) Pty Ltd.

A temporary licence may be granted to another applicant in the event that the existing licence is surrendered or cancelled.

The holder of the Wagering and Betting Licence may appoint a Victorian company that is a wholly-owned subsidiary as the operator of the licence.

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

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:

  • register your interest with Secretary of Department of Justice when called to do so by the Minister provided you have a physical place of business in Victoria and are not a natural person or prohibited person
  • be invited by the Minister to apply for a wagering and betting licence
  • satisfy the legislative requirements to hold this licence
  • apply in the prescribed form and include all required information and documentation
  • lodge your application in accordance with the procedural requirements specified by the Minister
  • pay the prescribed fees.

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

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

The agency will specify a number of operating requirements when granting the licence,

including compliance with all legislative requirements and obtaining approval to use race fields information.

Failure to comply may result in disciplinary proceedings or the cancellation of the licence.


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.


Task Resources
Apply Wagering and Betting Licence Application - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

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)