Liquor Permit - Special Permit - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to sell alcohol from a premises that is not otherwise licensed to sell alcohol. The permit is issued to the person who applies on behalf of an association, society, organisation, club or other bona fide body running the event or function. If alcohol is being provided by way of an entry fee into a function, a cost per glass or pre-sold tickets, then it is considered that alcohol is being sold and a Special Permit will need to be obtained.

There are four types of Special Permit, and they may be issued based on the amount of time a permit is required:

  • up to four days
  • four to thirty days
  • six months
  • twelve months.

The Agency may grant a permit if satisfied that the principal purpose of the function is not the sale or consumption of alcohol and that this is incidental to the event, and if satisfied that it is reasonable to grant the permit.

If you are planning to allow patrons to BYO (bring their own) alcohol, please consult your local council for compliance issues.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this permit you must:

  • apply to the Agency on the approved form
  • be at least 18 years old
  • supply any required documentation
  • pay the fee.

The permit is issued to the person who applies on behalf of an association, society, organisation, club or other bona fide body running the event or function.

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

Duration

To be determined at the time of application.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$397.80

Permit valid for 12 months.

Application$198.90Permit valid for 6 months.
Application$168.30Permit valid for between 4 and 30 days, both inclusive.
Application$61.20Permit valid for less then 4 days.

Application

Apply

Before proceeding with an application for a liquor licence, it is recommended that you contact the Agency for more information.


Approval time

7 days.

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission

Act(s) name

Liquor Licensing Act 1990 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Liquor and Gaming Branch
Department of Treasury and Finance
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission


Operating address:
80 Elizabeth Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1374
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 6166 4040

Fax:

03 6173 0218
licensing@treasury.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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