Approval to Manage Licensed Premises - New South Wales


You will require this approval if you intend to become an approved manager of a licensed premises that holds a corporate liquor licence. All corporate liquor licence holders are required to have an appointed manager who is approved by the Authority.

A licensed premises is any business that has been authorised to retail alcohol for consumption on or off the premises (including liquor wholesale).

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 approval you must:

  • be considered a fit and proper person to manage a licensed premises
  • understand and be capable of implementing practices at licensed premises for ensuring the responsible sale, supply and service of alcohol and the prevention of intoxication
  • submit the application form
  • attend a training course of instruction (if required by the Authority).

Please be aware that you cannot be appointed a manager of a premises if you hold an appointment as a manager of another licensed premises (this does not apply to registered clubs).

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



Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $100.00

Act(s) name

Liquor Act 2007 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Liquor Regulation 2008 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Industry

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Liquor Applications

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Department of Industry

Operating address: Level 6
323 Castlereagh Street
Haymarket, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 1300 024 720
Website: Liquor and Gaming NSW (Opens in new window)