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This page gives you access to liquor related applications and forms.

Each licence application kit contains all the information and forms you need to submit your application. Follow the instructions in the pre-lodgement checklist before you lodge your application.

Information about application and annual renewal fees associated with liquor licences in Victoria can be found on our liquor licence application fees page.

Applicants are advised to lodge liquor licence applications at least 8 weeks in advance. The time taken to process an application will vary depending on a range of factors including the complexity of the application and any objections which may be raised.

Applications for grant of new BYO permit

Applications for grant of new permanent licences

To apply for a Restaurant or cafe licence, applicants can now complete the online form.External Link Once you have registered an account, details of how to lodge your application are provided in the online portal.

Applications for relocation of existing permit or licence

    Applications for late-night licences

    Applications for transfer of existing permit or licence

    Transfer an existing liquor licence or permitExternal Link (online)

    Applications for variation of existing permit or licence

      Applications for prescribed variation

      Applications for grant of temporary licences

      Major event licence - applicationExternal Link

      For temporary limited licences complete the online formExternal Link .

      Applications for approvals of minors, or notification that minors will be present, on licensed premises


      To apply to add a new director or nominee to an existing liquor licence or permit, complete the application online via the applications portalExternal Link .

      Individual forms

      Reviewed 04 May 2023


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