These application kits contain all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application for a major event or temporary limited licence.
There are two temporary licence categories available for persons, businesses, clubs or other organisations holding:
Event organisers should allow a minimum of eight weeks for the VCGLR to review and process temporary limited licence applications and a minimum of three months for major event licence applications. Timeframes specific to the event can be discussed with the Licensing Officer managing the application process.
A temporary limited licence authorises the licensee to supply liquor at the times and subject to the conditions specified in the licence.
For example, a temporary limited licence may be granted:
If you have a credit card, you may apply for a temporary limited licence online. Applications can be made from mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, as well as traditional computers, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All information transmitted online is encrypted and secure.
A major event licence applies to events that are likely to have a significant impact, such as those:
To apply, download and complete the Major event licence application form (PDF, 1.8MB). You should complete this application if you intend to supply liquor at the venue or site of a major event, or in conjunction with a major event. Details on how to lodge your completed application are included in the form.