Small Venue Licence - South Australia


A small venue licence authorises the sale or supply of liquor for on-premises consumption, but it is not a requirement to serve meals. If meals are provided, unconsumed portions of bottled wine can be taken from the premises.

A small venue licence is subject to the following conditions:

  • maximum capacity of 120 persons (including internal and external areas).
  • certain types of entertainment are prohibited.

Licensees will have to comply with mandatory licence conditions including the General Code of Practice.

Service type


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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $631.00

New licence

Apply Application All $631.00

Prescribed entertainment consent

Apply Application All $137.00

Responsible person

Apply Application All $137.00

Approval of a person in a position of authority

General Application All $23.00

ID badge (if required)

Vary Variation All $137.00

Extension of trading area

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
Website: Consumer and Business Services (Opens in new window)