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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is the independent statutory authority that regulates Victoria's gambling and liquor industries.

Our vision is that Victorians and visitors enjoy safe and responsible gambling and liquor environments.
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Liquor licence and BYO permit renewal fees for 2021

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Liquor licence and BYO permit renewal fees have been automatically waived for all licensees except those holding a packaged liquor licence.

This is because packaged liquor licence holders were not adversely affected by the restrictions put in place due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Packaged liquor licensees registered for eLicence via the VCGLR Liquor Portal were emailed their renewal notice on 17 December 2020. Packaged liquor licensees not registered for eLicence via the Liquor Portal will be sent their renewal notice by post prior to 31 December 2020Licensees have until 31 March 2021 to pay the renewal fee

Process for licensees who have had their renewal fee waived 

Renewal fees have been automatically waived for all licensees except those holding a packaged liquor licence. Licensees who have had their fee waived do not need to pay their renewal fee.

Licensees registered for eLicence in the VCGLR Liquor Portal will receive their 2021 liquor licence/BYO permit via email prior to 31 December 2020. Licensees will need to download, print and display a copy of this in the licensed premises. No hard copy will be sent.  

Licensees not registered for eLicence in the Liquor Portal will receive their 2021 liquor licence/BYO permit in January 2021 via the post. 

Licensees not currently registered for eLicence are encouraged to register an account via our Liquor Portal, see: VCGLR liquor portal 

For step-by-step instructions to register an account, see: 
Liquor portal instructions (PDF, 649.78 KB)

You will need to obtain your four digit PIN prior to creating your account, this information can be found on your last renewal notice, a recent grant letter or by emailing [email protected]

Your liquor licence must be displayed on your licensed premises at all times in a manner that invites public attention.

 

Article last modified 
23 December 2020