Licensing

Licensing

Licensing

The Racing Commission continues its license application mail-out program reaching approximately 6,000 industry licensees and substantially reducing backlog at Commission offices. Also, the Commission continues to offer owners the option of procuring a three-year license. Many individuals have taken advantage of this option, which has helped reduce Commission staff workload during peak periods, and offers owners a convenient alternative to the annual license procedure.

In an effort to streamline the licensing process for owners, the Commission began participation in the ARCI multi-state licensing and fingerprinting program with surrounding jurisdictions. This enables a potential licensee who desires to be licensed in more than one selected state to complete the license process one time only. The other jurisdictions would accept the license application already completed and merely review for compliance with jurisdictional licensing requirements. (ARCI) The Commission also is a member of the National Racing Compact

License Applications

Licensing Form I (General*)
– Licensing Form I Instructions

Licensing Form II
Partnerships, Corporations , Multiple, Stables*

Licensing Form III
Authorized Agents, Other*

Multi-Jursidiction Application (ARCI)
Multi-Jurisdiction Application for owners only
Directions for Multi-Jursidiction (26k pdf)
* Directions are included within each application.

Off-Track Wagering License Application

A renewal application for an existing off-track wagering facility license shall be made by the off-track wagering licensee on a form prescribed by the Commission, accompanied by a non-refundable filing fee of $1,250 and shall be filed no later than October 15 of the year prior to that for which the renewal is sought.

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Off-Track Wagering License Application Fees:

  • Initial $2,500
  • Renewal $1,250
Account Wagering License Application

A renewal application for an existing account wagering license shall be made by the account wagering licensee on a form prescribed by the Commission, accompanied by a non-refundable filing fee of $5,000 and shall be filed no later than October 15 of the year prior to that for which the renewal is sought.

Account Wagering License Application Fees:

  • Initial $3,500
  • Renewal $5,000
Pilot Program Application

An entity that has entered into an agreement with the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority for the sale or lease of a State-owned racetrack and has obtained a permit issued by the Racing Commission authorizing the entity to conduct a horse race meeting at that racetrack shall make an application for the pilot program license.

Exchange Wagering License Application

A renewal application for an existing exchange wagering license shall be made by the exchange wagering licensee on a form prescribed by the Commission, accompanied by a non-refundable filing fee of $2,500 and shall be filed no later than October 15 of the year prior to that for which the renewal is sought.

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Exchange Wagering License Application Fees:

  • Exchange Wagering License Application
    – Initial: $2,500
    – Renewal: $2,500
  • Exchange Services Agent License Application
    – Initial: $50
    – Renewal: $50
  • Exchange Management Agent License Application
    – Initial: $50
    – Renewal: $50
Sports Wagering License Application
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