Extended Trading Permit / Liquor Without a Meal Licence - Western Australia


You will require this permit if you already hold a liquor licence and intend to sell alcohol at a time or place that your existing licence would not ordinarily cover. The purposes for which an extended trading permit may be used include:

  • selling liquor in a restaurant without meals
  • alfresco dining outside or adjacent to a licensed premises
  • clubs selling alcohol to members of another association
  • selling alcohol with a meal in the dining area of a hotel, nightclub or producer's premises
  • off-site deliveries or supply by a liquor store after hours
  • extending the hours for an existing licensed premise
  • extending the area for an existing licensed premise.

Please note that in some circumstances instead of applying for this permit you may be able to instead add or vary the conditions on your existing licence.

Alcohol bans also apply in some community areas. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility requirements vary depending on the specific purpose for which you are applying.

An extended trading permit for the sale or consumption of liquor on a road or footpath will not be issued unless the local council also consents to the application.

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees vary depending upon the purpose for which you are applying. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Liquor Control Act 1988 WA

Regulation(s) name

Liquor Control Regulations 1989 WA

Administering agency

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Racing, Gaming and Liquor

Contact details

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


Racing, Gaming and Liquor

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Operating address: Gordon Stephenson House
Level 2
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: PO BOX 6119
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Toll Free: 1800 634 541
Phone: 08 6551 4888
Fax: 08 9325 1041
Email: rgl@rgl.wa.gov.au
Website: Racing, Gaming and Liquor (Opens in new window)