Liquor Production and Sales Licence - South Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to sell liquor produced by you for takeaway or consumption by persons, and liquor not produced by you for consumption by persons, by bulk or by wholesale to other liquor merchants.

You will be entitled to sell liquor you have produced alongside liquor you have not produced depending on whether your licence is a category 1, 2 or 3 licence.

A category 1 licence entitles you to sell liquor you have produced:

  • for takeaway from your licenced premises
  • by direct sales transactions, such as online or by mail order.

It also entitles you to sell liquor not produced by you only for the purpose of sampling and comparing to liquor you have produced.

A category 2 licence entitles you to sell liquor you have produced:

  • for takeaway from your licenced premises
  • for sample or consumption on your licensed premises
  • by direct sales transactions, such as online or by mail order.

It also entitles you to sell liquor not produced by you to persons attending a function where food is provided, eating a meal while on your premises, or seated at a table.

A category 3 licence entitles you to sell liquor you have produced:

  • for takeaway from your licenced premises
  • for sample or consumption on your licensed premises
  • by direct sales transactions, such as online or by mail order.

It will also entitle you to sell liquor not produced by you in bulk quantities of 4.5 litres or more, and by wholesale to other liquor merchants.

You may apply to operate a collective cellar door with other operators.

You may apply for event endorsement to sell or supply liquor at a low risk event, such as a local market, so long as the premises is not already licensed.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type

Licence

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 (director, manager, shareholder etc.) approved as part of your application.

Please contact the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing

Fees

Your annual fees will vary depending on your licence conditions.

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

Apply

You will need to lodge your completed application with:

  • 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 (except for category 1 licence)
  • supporting documentation if you are applying as a partnership, company, or trust.

Additional information

You will need to specify the hours you intend to sell liquor for consumption on the premises and for takeaway. Residents of your premises will be able to purchase liquor for consumption or takeaway at any time.

You will need to specify the capacity of your premises, being the maximum number of people you intend to allow on the premises at any one time, not the maximum capacity of the building.  You cannot have more people on your premises at any one time than what is stated on your liquor licence.

You will need to have a responsible person supervising the premises at all times that the premises is open for trade. A responsible person is:

  • the licensee
  • a director of the licensee (where the licensee is a company)
  • a person approved by the Commissioner as a responsible person.

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

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)