This licence allows alcohol to be sold to the public through a bottle shop, home delivery, mail order or the internet for consumption off your premises.
You may also conduct tastings on your premises, with or without charge.
Standard liquor store trading hours are:
A packaged liquor licence costs $2000 and you must also pay an annual liquor licence fee.
Read more about NSW's
Annual Liquor Licence Fee.
Applications for a new packaged liquor licence requires a Community Impact Statement (CIS), conducted at
least 30 days before lodging an application.
Depending on how liquor will be sold you will need either a Category A CIS or Category B CIS.
What type of CIS do I need? See Community impact statements.
All new liquor licences require a community consultation
within 2 days of lodging a new licence application. For more information see Community involvement.
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.
Apply online for a packaged liquor licence.
Apply for your licence
Annual Liquor Licence Fee
Liquor application noticeboard