Limited Licence (Liquor) - New South Wales

Description

You will need this licence if you are a not-for-profit organisation and intend to sell alcohol for consumption at functions. A function is an event that is conducted either for public amusement or entertainment, or to raise funds for any charitable purpose. Events can be a dinner, ball, convention, seminar, sporting event, race meeting, exhibition, performance or trade fair.

There are four types of functions covered by this licence:

  • single function: you may sell alcohol for consumption at up to six functions annually without the need to obtain a liquor licence
  • multiple function: you may sell alcohol for consumption at up to 52 functions a year, with an option to apply for more
  • special event: you may sell alcohol for consumption at a special event of an infrequent or temporary nature that has a social or economic benefit to the community
  • trade fair: you may sell alcohol at events that showcase and demonstrate products and services, such as wine or food shows

Please be aware that licence conditions will vary depending on the type of organisation applying.

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 for this licence, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person.

You are advised that all staff must attend any required training for the purposes of the licence as specified by the Authority, including a responsible service of alcohol (RSA) course by a registered training organisation. Additional eligibility requirements vary depending on the type of function being held under the licence.

Duration

Duration is as indicated on the licence unless suspended or revoked.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $90.00 Online single function. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $169.00 Single function. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $169.00 Trade fair. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $169.00 Special event. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $563.00 Multifunction. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $666.00 Large scale commercial event. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $113.00 Large scale commercial event - late fee. Fees for 2021-22
Renew Renewal All $113.00 Annual renewal (all limited licenses). Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Annual Liquor Licence Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Liquor Act 2007 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Liquor Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Approval time

At least 28 days

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Department of Customer Service

New South Wales
Operating address: 4 Parramatta Square
2 Darcy Street
Parramatta, New South Wales 2150
Mailing address: GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 1300 024 720
Email: contact.us@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au
Contact us website: Feedback Form (Opens in new window)
Website: Liquor and Gaming NSW (Opens in new window)