/ Registration information

A person who wishes to participate in greyhound racing in NSW must be registered with the Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission.

Completed applications must be submitted with the following requirements:

Copy of current drivers licence or passportCopy of two other forms of identificationNational Police History Check which will be completed on the applicants behalf by GWIC
Colour passport sized photographCopy of other racing body registrationFee payment

Please note that there may be additional requirements dependent on the registration type.

For the Commission to conduct the Police History Check, a copy of two (2) additional types of acceptable identification must be submitted with the application. Identification must be current and should include at least one type of photographic identification that contains a signature and date of birth. Acceptable types of identification are:

PassportBirth CertificateDrivers Licence
Citizenship certificateCertificate of Marriage or Change of NameMedicare/private health care card
Student identity card Union/Professional membership card and Senior Citizen/Government concession cardGovernment issued licenceGovernment issued identity card/proof of age card
Credit cardRates noticePhotographic employee identity card Utility account (eg electricity,gas, telephone)

I am under an Intensive Correctional Order or on Parole, can I apply for registration?
Please note, registration as a greyhound racing industry participant will be declined in circumstances where an applicant remains under an Intensive Corrections Order or on parole, unless exceptional circumstances exist and are demonstrated to the Commission’s satisfaction. To discuss your eligibility for registration please contact the Commission on 13 49 42.

For more information on each registration type and how to apply, please select one of the following:

Owner registration

Attendant registration

Owner trainer registration

Public trainer registration

Breeder registration

Bookmaker registration

Bookmaker’s clerk registration

Studmaster registration

Artificial insemination (AI) technician


Greyhound health assistant

Race official registration

Trial track proprietor

Register a syndicate or partnership

All participants are required to comply with the conditions of their registration.

Non-compliance can result in conditions or penalties being imposed on individuals or organisations. The Commission can decide to refuse, suspend or cancel registration if it is deemed in the best interests of the greyhound racing industry to do so. The Commission can refuse to register a greyhound trial track if it believes the track is not or will not be financially viable, or it is in the best interests of the greyhound racing industry to do so.

If you have any questions about registration requirements, please contact GWIC on 13 49 42.