Renewable Limited Club Licence - Victoria


You will need this licence if you operate a club and intend to supply alcohol to your members. It authorises you to supply alcohol to:

  • a member or guest of a member for drinking on the premises only (take-always are not permitted)
  • from a point of sale during sporting events for drinking outside the licensed premises (for example, from a canteen or marquee), provided specific approval is first obtained.

If you allow underage persons onto the premises who are not accompanied by a parent, spouse or guardian for the purpose of participating in sporting activities or presentations, you must request an 'underage approval' when applying for a licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old (if applying as an individual)
  • not be disqualified from holding a licence or BYO permit
  • ensure that the rules of your club are compliant with Schedule 1 of the regulations
  • complete the application kit
  • provide any other information required by the agency; an
  • pay the application fee.

Please note that the Agency may refuse to grant a licence if:

  • it would detract from the amenity of the area in which your premises are located
  • it would encourage the misuse or abuse of alcohol
  • you, or the directors of your organisation do not have sufficient knowledge of liquor licensing law
  • you, or your organisation, are not suitable to hold a licence.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Ongoing requirements include:

  • compliance with all relevant provisions of the applicable planning scheme
  • if the licence is held by a corporation or other organisation, all directors of the organisation must be approved by the agency.


Generally 12 months or from date granted until end of that calendar year unless stated otherwise on the licence


31 December each year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees are in the attached resource.

Act(s) name

Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 Victoria

Lodgement process


Please submit your completed application together with all specified accompanying documentation referred to in the application kit directly with the Agency. Once an application is received, and relevant checks and inquiries completed, a decision will be made by the Director of Liquor Licensing to either grant or refuse the application.

In most cases the Director will impose conditions upon the licence. The time taken to process an application will vary according to individual circumstances.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Community Safety

Liquor Control Victoria

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.