New licence application
When a licence is granted, it is granted to a specified entity (the licensee). The licence allows only the licensee to sell liquor from a specified place (the licensed premises).
If the licensee wishes to sell the licence to another entity, then the applicant who wishes to purchase or be assigned the licence must apply to the department to take over the licence (transfer of licence application). It is important to note that settlement
cannot take place until prior approval has been given by the licensing authority. For information regarding applications to transfer a liquor licence, please refer to the application kit on the department’s website.
Approval can also be given by the licensing authority for the licensee to operate the licence at a place other than the licensed premises (removal of licence).
New licence applications