Liquor and Gaming NSW > Liquor > Liquor licences

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​Transfer your licence

You can transfer a liquor licence when you buy or sell a business. This allows a new business owner to trade under the existing licence.

You transfer a liquor licence when you want to change the licensee.

To allow a business to continue operating while Liquor & Gaming NSW considers a licence transfer, we usually give a provisional approval and confirm the transfer with you later.

The licence transfer does not become effective until we give provisional approval.

There are 4 ways you can transfer a licence: