Club Licence (Liquor) - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to sell liquor from your club to club members (or guests of members) for consumption on or away from the club.

Standard trading hours apply (5.00am to midnight Monday to Saturday, and 10.00am to 10.00pm on Sunday). If you intend to extend trading hours, you will be required to complete a community impact statement. This statement will ensure local stakeholders have the opportunity to voice any concerns.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • be 18 years old or over
  • provide a plan of the proposed licensed premises
  • be a fit and proper person for the purpose of the licence
  • ensure your premises and facilities meet standards and requirements specified under the Act
  • provide a copy of the local Council's development consent or approval for the club premise (if approved)
  • provide a community impact statement
  • provide a copy of your clubs constitution
  • submit the application form
  • pay any required fees.

If you are a club with multiple premises, you must have an appointed manager for each premises other than the main premises. If you only have a single premises you do not need to appoint a manager because the secretary of your club is taken to be the manager.

All staff must attend any required training for the purposes of the licence as specified by the Agency, including a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) course by a registered training organisation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.



As specified on the licence.


ApplyLicence$520.00Additional risk-based loadings (fees that reflect the level of risk posed by your venue and its operation) may apply.

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A Community Impact Statement must be lodged with your application.

Approval time

Applications will generally be assessed within four months of lodgement.

Additional information

Please be aware that you can apply for additional authorisations or changes to conditions that do not initially fall within the scope of your licence (for example, you can apply for a junior member's authorisation). Please see the attached documents for information on additional authorisations that may be available.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
Liquor and Gaming NSW

Act(s) name

Liquor Act 2007 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Liquor Regulation 2008 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Liquor Applications
Department of Industry
Liquor and Gaming NSW

Operating address:
GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Operating address:
Level 6
323 Castlereagh Street
Haymarket, New South Wales 2000


1300 024 720

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