For any such events, riders must be in possession of an FIM Licence and must present the licence and start permission at documentation/ sign on/ scrutineering (wherever applicable).
For more information on FIM Licence Validity, please download the 2019 FIM Licence Table of Validity V2
All riders who compete in an FIM-sanctioned event must also have insurance cover which meets the minimum FIM standards.
Insurance Arrangements for Australian Riders Competing Overseas in 2019 – Update
The FIM has announced that it will implement a Riders Insurance Scheme with effect from 1 January 2019. This means that from 2019, FIM international annual and one-event licences (for World Championships, Continental Championships and/or international events included in the FIM calendar) will include personal accident insurance for the benefit of riders.
The timing of the FIM’s implementation of its Riders Insurance Scheme means there will be some overlap with the existing Aon scheme. The FIM has confirmed that their Riders Insurance Scheme will replace the existing Aon administered insurance scheme with effect from 1 January 2019. This does not affect the validity or enforceability of your Aon insurance policy. Your existing policy is valid through until its expiry date.
It means that for a while you may be covered by both the Aon insurance policy and the new FIM Riders Insurance Scheme.
Under the new FIM Riders Insurance Scheme the insurance attaches automatically to your FIM licence. And now there is only one process – you will apply to Motorcycling Australia for your FIM licence and insurance at the same time. The cost of the insurance will be included in your FIM licence fee. 2019 fees are available on the FIM Licence Application Form.
It is important to remember that the new FIM Riders Insurance Scheme does not replace your domestic insurance (Medicare / private health insurance / ambulance cover).
For more information on FIM Licences & Insurance Scheme, please download the following resources from the FIM:
Australian Riders Competing in New Zealand:
Australian riders competing in New Zealand (part of the Oceania Agreement) must also obtain insurance cover which meets the minimum FIM standards. Click on the following file to download the application form: