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Professional Licence Information


All Australian athletes wishing to compete in Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon, Cross-Triathlon or any other Multisport event/race with an overall prize purse (male & female combined) of $5k AUD (exclusive of GST) or above, will require to hold a TA Professional Elite Licence. The TA Professional/Elite Membership is required prior to competing at the event.

To be eligible for a TA Professional Elite licence athletes must be turning 16 in the year of application. "Special Circumstances" will be evaluated by the High Performance Team.

There are three (3) categories of Professional Elite Licence in 2021-2022:

  1. Professional Elite Licence -  Open
  2. Professional Elite Licence -  Long Course & Multisport (Non-Drafting)
  3. Professional Elite Licence -  U23 Development - Interim (Drafting)

If during the course of the year an athlete "upgrades" their licence, athletes will only pay the differential between their original Triathlon Australia membership and the new professional membership type.  

Click Here >>>>>   2021 2022 TA Professional Licence Policy

Click Here >>>>>   2021 2022 Professional Athlete Information 


STEP 1:   Please read the current Triathlon Australia Professional Licence Policy, Triathlon Australia Professional Information and Triathlon Australia Professional Code of Conduct above.

STEP 2:   If you believe you meet the Automatic Criteria or should be considered for a Discretionary Licence please apply through the following links (noting how you meet the Automatic Criteria or supporting information if seeking an upgrade based on discretion). You must be a current Triathlon Australia Standard or Premium member to apply for a Professional Licence.

Professional/Elite Licence: Open
Professional/Elite Licence: Long course & Multi-Sport (Non-Drafting)
Professional/Elite Licence: U23 Development

STEP 3:  Please make sure you include your TA number, and intentions with the licence if approved.  Additionally, put the category that you wish to apply for in the Subject line.

STEP 4:  Your online application will be by Triathlon Australia. Please allow 3 weeks from the day you submit your application for it to be assessed. You may be contacted within this time should we require any additional information.

STEP 5:  You will be notified if your application has been APPROVED or DECLINED.  You will be emailed directly with the next steps.

If you have any specific questions or queries please email