On Premises Liquor Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence to sell liquor to be consumed on the licensed premises. This licence will also allow you to sell liquor to residents of the premises for takeaway.

This licence may be suitable for premises including:

  • night clubs
  • cinemas or theatres
  • sporting arenas
  • limousines or buses
  • ships or boats
  • airport bars.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to have persons within your business who hold a position of authority (e.g. director, manager, shareholder) approved as part of your application.

Please contact the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fees are listed on the attached document.

Application process


You will need to lodge your completed application with:

  • a community impact submission demonstrating the grant of the licence is in the interest of the community
  • two floor plans of the premises
  • a copy of the lease agreement, landlord permission, or certificate of title
  • a capacity assessment from your local council, a private certifier, or a registered architect
  • supporting documentation if you are applying as a partnership, company, or trust.


This licence may be transferred.

Additional information

There are two optional additions to this licence:

  • extension of trading area
  • consent to host prescribed entertainment at your venue.

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

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:

Liquor and Gaming

Consumer and Business Services

South Australia
Operating address: 91 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1719
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 13 18 82
Email: liquorandgaming@sa.gov.au
Website: Consumer and Business Services (Opens in new window)