Approval to Manage Licensed Premises - New South Wales


You will need this approval if you intend to be appointed as an approved manager of licensed premises where the liquor licence is held by a corporation.

Licensed premises are any businesses authorised to sell alcohol for consumption on or off premises, such as a hotel or club.

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 at least 18 years of age
  • a NSW National Police Certificate that is less than three months old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • hold an RSA competency card or certificate, plus an RCG competency card or certificate if you work in a hotel or club
  • be capable of implementing practices in place at licensed premises for ensuring the responsible sale, supply and service of alcohol and the prevention of intoxication
  • attend a training course of instruction (if required by the Authority).

Please be aware that you can not be appointed as manager of multiple licensed premises concurrently (this does not apply to registered clubs).


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $125.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $125.00

Change of approval. Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Contact details

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