This licence allows a club to sell alcohol to its members and their guests for consumption on and off the premises. Gaming machines may also be operated, subject to separate approval.
Standard trading hours for a club licence are:
Extended trading hours are possible following a club licence application, including a
community impact statement (CIS).
A club liquor licence application costs $500.
You also pay an annual liquor licence fee plus any applicable loading based on your venue's trading hours.
Read more about NSW's
annual liquor licence fee.
New club liquor licences require a Category B Community Impact Statement, which must be prepared
at least 30 days before lodging an application.
community impact statements.
All new liquor licences require a
within 2 days of lodging a new licence application.
Applications are not considered until all documentation is submitted.
After you lodge a complete application, we will post it to our online liquor application noticeboard for 30 days to allow public comment in accordance with the gaming and liquor legislation.
In most cases, an application will be determined by ILGA within four months of the 30 day public submission period end date.
Surf clubs attract special conditions. Find out more from our
Liquor licences for surf clubs - fact sheet (PDF, 202 KB).
Read about standard terms and conditions for registered club licences with our
Statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 324 KB).
Find out more about a club liquor licence from our Registered clubs and the liquor laws - fact sheet (PDF, 600KB).
Apply online for a club licence, or
download a printable club licence application form (PDF, 317KB) and any relevant authorisations and exemptions (below).
You can tailor a club licence to suit your needs by also applying for relevant licence authorisations and exemptions:
Which licence do I need?
Apply for a licence
Community impact statements
Registered clubs and the liquor laws fact sheet (PDF, 600KB)