Apply for a racetrack operator licence

Learn about how to apply for a new racetrack operator licence.

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Apply online for a racetrack operator licence using our online self-service iAGCO portal


For profit: $2,500 annually.
Not for profit: $1,500 annually.

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If you want to open a new racetrack and this is the first time you’re applying for racetrack operator licence, please contact the AGCO to understand what you need to be eligible.


Racetrack Operator Licence   
For profit: $2,500 per year Not for profit: $1,500 per year 

The AGCO must receive all application fees before we can process your application.  

For more information on the fee schedule visit our horse racing licensing/registration fees page. 

Step 1: Prepare your application

You’ll need to submit these things: 

All shareholders, officers, directors and key persons named above must provide personal disclosure information through the application.  

Before starting your application, please read the Horse racing guide: racetracks and teletheatres for more information on licence types, eligibility and permitted activities. 

Step 2: Apply online

If you’re applying for the first time you need to set up an iAGCO account. Once you’ve set up your iAGCO account, you can apply. 

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Step 3: Wait for a decision

We try to process applications promptly. There may be delays if there are complexities with the application or if we need to more information from you.

Know your responsibilities

For complete details about your legal responsibilities as a licence holder, please refer to the:

Make sure you understand all your responsibilities as a licensee. Read the resources available to help you stay in compliance.