IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for license
This application kit contains all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application as a liquor wholesaler.
A pre-retail licence authorises the liquor wholesaler to supply liquor at any time and on any premises to a person:
Please make sure you follow the instructions in the pre-lodgement checklist before you lodge your application.
Applicants are advised to lodge liquor licence applications at least eight 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.
Information about application and annual renewal fees associated with liquor licences in Victoria can be found on our liquor licence application fees page.
Note: Available payment of fees to the VCGLR at the time of application is via cheque, credit card using secure form and money order.