Short Term (Five Year) Liquor Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to sell, supply, or authorise the consumption of liquor at regular or recurring events.

This licence may suit you if your business does not fall under a permanent licence category or if you would usually apply annually for a short term licence.

You will need to nominate at least one event for endorsement on your licence and may add additional events after. Events are placed into one of three classes depending on the nature of the event and how you intend to trade. Classes determine:

  • the duration of the licence
  • hours of trade permitted under the licence
  • number of attendees permitted at the event under the licence
  • entertainment permitted at the event under the licence
  • qualifications and duties of persons involved in the sale or supply of liquor under the licence.

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.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Application process


You may apply for consent to host prescribed entertainment.

Approval time

Please submit your application at least 7 days before a class 1 event, 30 days before a class 2 event or 60 days before a class 3 event.


The licence cannot be transferred.

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.