Hotel / Tavern / Small Bar Liquor Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to sell or supply alcohol in a hotel, tavern or small bar.

You can apply for a hotel licence if you provide accommodation at your premises. Both regular and restricted hotel licences are available. Both licences allow you to sell alcohol for consumption on and off your premises, but a restricted licence limits the sale of takeaway alcohol to hotel lodgers only.

You can apply for a tavern licence if you intend to sell alcohol on your premises. You do not need to provide accommodation. Both unrestricted and restricted tavern licences are available. Both allow you to sell alcohol for consumption on your premises, but you can only sell takeaway alcohol with an unrestricted licence.

You can apply for a small bar licence if you intend to sell alcohol for consumption on your premises to a maximum of 120 people at any one time.

Please be aware that trading hours are restricted for some of these licences.

Applications may be made as:

  • an individual person
  • a director representing a company
  • two or more individual people or companies jointly
  • an association.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • demonstrate that the application is in the public interest, having regard to the likely health and social impacts on the community and sub-groups within the community
  • demonstrate that the position, nature and standard of the premises are suitable
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the prescribed fee.

For a full list of items that must be submitted with your application please see the attached documents. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Indefinite subject to retaining the same premises and paying the annual licence fee.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $3454.00

Other fees may apply, including probity fee for each individual.

Apply Licence $584.00

For the initial application, the licence fee is charged at a pro-rata rate.

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.

Enquiries

Racing, Gaming and Liquor

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Mailing 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