A limited licence for a single function allows a non-profit organisation, like a sports club or community group, to sell alcohol for consumption during a single event (function). This licence does not allow for takeaway sales.
Common functions include:
Non-profit groups may be eligible to sell alcohol at up to 6 fundraising functions a year without needing a limited licence. Read more about circumstances where you can sell liquor in NSW without a licence (PDF, 239KB)
A limited licence is also available to organisations for special events like wine and food shows or trade fairs run by for-profit organisations. These licences are a limited licence – special event and limited licence - trade fair.
To be eligible for a limited licence for a single function you must be:
Apply online for a limited licence – single function licence and pay an $80 fee. Online applications must be lodged at least 18 days prior to the date of the function/event.
Or, download limited licence – single function application form (PDF, 147KB) and pay a $150 fee. Emailed applications must be lodged at least 28 days prior to the date of the function/event.
When your application is lodged, we will put it on the Liquor & Gaming Application Noticeboard for 14 days. The community can then make comments about your application.
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