Planning to open a new licensed restaurant or cafe? Transferring a liquor licence as part of a purchase of a bar? Starting up a new cafe and need a liquor licence?
Knowing how much time to budget for your liquor licence application will help your hospitality business.
VCGLR announced its average processing times for some liquor licence applications.
|New permanent liquor licence||78 days|
|New BYO permit||44 days|
|Transfer liquor licence or BYO permit||53 days|
|Temporary liquor licence||6 days|
|Temporary approval for underage gigs||27 days|
Source and more detail: VCGLR News, Autumn 2014
There are better ways of dealing with the wait for a liquor licence. Mechanics to give certainty and give an escape route if the application doesn’t go through. Get in touch to find out more.