Pop-up Bar, Event and Promotion Licence - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to operate or run a small-scale pop-up bar, event or promotion where alcohol will be sold.

There are three types of licence:

  • Pop-up Bar Licence: enables you to sell liquor for consumption on your temporary pop-up premises.
  • Pop-up Event Licence: enables you to sell liquor for consumption on your temporary pop-up premises, in connection with an organised event. The sale of liquor must be ancillary to the purpose of the event.
  • Pop-up Promotion Licence: enables a current holder of a 'producer or 'wholesaler' licence, who carries on the business of a producer of liquor, to sell or supply their liquor on a temporary pop-up premises.

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 a pop-up licence, the applicant and / or staff must:

  • hold responsible service of alcohol (RSA) and have a valid RSA endorsement on their RSA competency card
  • notify local police within two days of making the application
  • have appropriate development consent.


Pop-up bars and events must not run for more than 12 weeks.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $174.00

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All - You may need to pay additional fees. Please contact the council for more information.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Liquor Fee Schedule (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Liquor Act 2007 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Liquor Regulation 2018 New South Wales

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.