IMPORTANT NOTICE: Access to some of the VCGLR's online applications and services may be unavailable over the weekend due to scheduled maintenance. Maintenance will be complete by Monday morning.
When transferring a licence, the proposed licensee cannot supply alcohol until the transfer application is granted by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR).
Approved applicants receive an official grant letter and licence bearing their name from the VCGLR. Significant penalties apply for the sale of liquor by an unlicensed person.
To transfer an existing licence or permit to a proposed licencee or permittee, complete the Transfer an existing liquor licence or permit online form. Once you have registered an account, details of how to lodge your application are provided in the online portal. Alternatively, applicants may download and complete a PDF version (PDF, 2.27 MB).
To transfer an existing general or full club liquor license also approved for gaming, download and complete the transfer gaming premises forms Transfer and remove application kit (PDF, 307 KB) for the vendor, and the Transfer and include application kit for the purchaser. Details on how to lodge your application are included in the kits.