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Gambling application fees

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Fees are charged for licence applications, and a range of other activities relating to the licensing system. 

Any application received by the VCGLR must be accompanied by the correct fee. Failure to submit the correct fee will result in the application being returned.

On 1 July each year, government fees and fines associated with non-compliance are increased automatically under the Monetary Units Act 2004. The increase to application fees and fines for non-compliance with gambling laws occurs immediately.

The following table outlines the application fees from 1 July 2018.

Venue operators

Application type Fee
Approval of premises $12,665.10
New venue operator’s licence $2233.80
Renewal of a venue operator’s licence $1234.50
Application for approval of a nominee $149.80
Amendment to add premises $290.90
Amendment to increase the number of electronic gaming machines (with private inquiry) $1273.60
Amendment to increase the number of electronic gaming machines (without private inquiry) $12,665.10
Amendment to vary or modify gaming machine areas $122.50
Amendment to vary the day or dates on which 24-hour gaming is permitted $12,665.10
Amendment to add a condition specifying days or dates on which 24-hour gaming is permitted (when none currently takes place) $12,665.10
Request for amendment of geographic area condition or venue condition $49.30
Fee payable for transfers or sale of gaming machine entitlements $162.40 (flat rate)
Sale of forfeited gaming machine entitlement that is allocated again $193.50
Supervision charge Victorian gaming venue operators are required to pay a supervision charge to recover the costs of gaming industry regulation and will be invoiced annually.

Casino

Application type Fee
Fee for redefinition of casino boundaries $4026.10

Employees

Application type Fee
New gaming industry employee’s licence or casino special employee’s licence $74.60
New gaming industry employee’s licence where the applicant holds a casino special employee’s licence $49.00
Fee for a casino special employee’s licence where the applicant holds a licence under the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 $49.00
Renewal of gaming industry employee’s licence or casino special employee’s licence $49.10
Replacement of gaming industry employee’s identification or casino special employee’s identification $10.72 (set amount)
Variation of a casino special employee’s licence $48.40

Roll of manufacturers, suppliers and testers

Application type Fee
Listing on the roll of manufacturers, suppliers and testers $2947.40

Bingo and commercial raffles

Application type Fee
New bingo centre operator’s licence or commercial raffle organiser’s licence $2233.80
Renewal of bingo centre operator’s licence or commercial raffle organiser’s licence $1234.50

Approvals

Associates

Application type Fee
Application for approval of an associate of a gambling industry participant (natural person) $102.60
Application for approval of an associate of a gambling industry participant (any other case) $534.10

Note: The above fees do not apply when the associate application is being lodged with an application for a new gambling industry participant licence. They also do not apply when lodged with an application for renewing a bingo centre operator, registered bookmaker, commercial raffle organiser or venue operator licence.

Evaluation of gaming machine type or game

Application type Fee
Evaluation of gaming machine type $389.10
Evaluation of gaming machine game $174.10
Application to approve a variation of gaming machine types and games $155.90

Permits

Application type Fee
Minor gaming permit – raffle/lucky envelope/fundraising event $25.10
Amend permit conditions – raffle/lucky envelope/fundraising event $15.30
Approval to conduct Calcutta Sweepstakes $53.60

Sports controlling body

Application type Fee
Approval of a sports controlling body $3060.20

More information

The VCGLR fees fact sheets are based on the Department of Justice & Regulation list of automatically indexed fees and fines.

You can also visit the Department of Treasury and Finance for information on the indexation of fees and penalties.

Download the Gambling fact sheet - Gambling fees

Page last modified 
12 July 2018