IMPORTANT NOTICE: Access to some of the VCGLR's online applications and services will be unavailable from 4pm Thursday 20 September due to scheduled maintenance. Maintenance will be complete by Friday morning.
Any person or organisation that intends to conduct gaming activities, work in the gaming industry, or supply liquor in Victoria must apply for a licence or permit.
Applicants are advised to lodge liquor licence applications at least eight weeks in advance. If applying for a major event licence, event organisers should allow a minimum of three months for the VCGLR to review and process the application. The time taken to process will vary depending on a range of factors including the complexity of the application and any objections which may be raised.
To apply for a gaming licence or permit, click on the industry type that best suits you:
The type of licence required will depend on the type of event or business you are running and how you wish to supply the liquor. To apply for a liquor licence or permit, click on the industry type that best suits you:
Visit our What liquor licence do I need? page find out which of the above liquor licence suits your scenario or business.
If you are unsure if you need a liquor licence, watch the short video below to learn more.
Transcript for Do I need a liquor licence? video.