Restaurant Liquor Licence
Administered by: Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries / Racing, Gaming and Liquor
When is this licence required?

You will need this licence if you intend to sell and supply liquor to patrons for consumption on your premises with a meal. Restaurant liquor licence holders should be focused on the regular supply of meals. The sale and supply of liquor must be secondary to this.

What are the eligibility requirements for this licence?

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • ensure that each person interested in the application or in the business or the profits or proceeds of the business is a fit and proper person
  • ensure your business will not cause undue offence, annoyance, disturbance or inconvenience to people who live, work or travel through the vicinity of your proposed premises
  • have the suitable planning and health certifications for your premises
  • have a kitchen equipped to provide meals, sufficient toilet facilities and a dining area set with tables and chairs.

If you intend to apply as a body corporate, each person who occupies a position of authority must be a fit and proper person.

If you intend to apply as an unincorporated body of persons who will not be joint licence holders, the body must:

  • have a common interest of political, literary, sporting, social or other lawful nature and that the supply of liquor is incidental to associating
  • appoint a trustee (who must be a fit and proper person).

How much does this licence cost?
Application Further fees may apply. Please see the attached fee resource.
$928.50 Fees for 2021-22

How often do you need to apply for this licence?
Duration: Indefinite subject to retaining the same premises and paying the annual licence fee.

What legislation specifies this requirement?
  • Liquor Control Act 1988
  • Liquor Control Regulations 1989

Who can you talk to for more information?
Racing, Gaming and Liquor
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Gordon Stephenson House Level 2 140 William Street
WA 6000
PO BOX 8349
Perth BC
WA 6849
Telephone: (08) 6551 4888
Fax: (08) 9325 1041

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Last updated: 07/07/2021 00:03:48

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