Packaged Liquor Sales Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence to sell liquor:

  • for takeaway from your licensed premises
  • through a direct sales transaction such as online and mail orders
  • for sampling on your licensed premises.

Operators of licensed premises must only conduct business specified by the licence. Licensed premises must be physically separate from other commercial premises unless a public interest exemption is granted, such as for a general store in a regional area.

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




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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Application process


If you are applying for a licence as a:

  • a partnership, you will need to provide a copy of the partnership agreement
  • a company, you will need an Australian Securities and Investments Commission extract
  • a trustee of a trust, you will need a copy of the relevant trust deed.

You will need to supply the following documents if you intend to apply for a non-restricted licence:

  • 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
  • the relevant documentation if you are applying as a partnership, company, or trust.

Additional information

There is an optional addition to this licence for consent to host prescribed entertainment at your venue.

You do not need an exemption to sell goods in the same premises if they are normally associated with the sale of liquor, such as glasses and cheeses.

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

Contact details

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