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This application kit contains the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application for a sporting and community club.
There are a number of liquor licence options for sporting and community clubs, see the list below. 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.
This licence authorises the licensee to supply liquor on the licensed premises to a member of the club for consumption on and off the licensed premises and to an authorised gaming visitor or a guest of a member for consumption on the licensed premises.
To apply, download the *Full club licence application kit (PDF, 2.86 MB).
This application relates to amalgamating two or more clubs in Victoria. To apply, download the *Amalgamated club licence application kit (PDF, 1.83 MB).
A restricted club licence authorises the licensee to supply liquor on the licensed premises to a member of the club, an authorised gaming visitor or a guest of a member for consumption on the licensed premises.
To apply, download the *Restricted club licence application kit (PDF, 1.9 MB).
This licence authorises the club to supply liquor on the licensed premises to a member or guest of a member for consumption in the licensed clubrooms and may include additional approvals. To apply, download the *Renewable limited club licence application kit (PDF, 2.71 MB).
Sporting and community clubs that do not intend to sell or provide liquor to customers, but instead wish to allow customers to bring their own liquor for consumption on the premises can apply for a BYO permit. Download and complete the BYO permit application kit (PDF, 2.03 MB). Details on how to lodge your completed application are included in the kit.
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