Special Circumstances Licence - South Australia


If no other category of liquor licence is appropriate, for the operation to be licensed the operator may apply for a Special Circumstances Licence eg Caterers, reception venues, cinemas, passenger transport operators etc.

The Special Circumstance Licence does not authorise extended trade in liquor unless the licence contains an extended trading authorisation.

Service type


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


2019-2020 fees:
$619 New licence
$619 Extended trading authorisation
$619 Prescribed entertainment consent
$134 Extension of trading area
$134 Responsible person or person in a position of authority
$22.60 ID badge (if required)
Other fees may apply; please contact the Agency

Act(s) name

Liquor Licensing Act 1997 South Australia

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:

General Enquiries

Operating address: 91 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 2169
Adelaide SA 5001
Toll Free: 131882
Fax: 0882268512
Email: liquorandgaming@sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.cbs.sa.gov.au/contact-us/ (Opens in new window)