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If you want to sell or supply alcohol in Wellington City, you must have a current alcohol licence.
Fee changes due to COVID-19
From 1 March 2022 to 28 February 2023, some of our fees for alcohol, food and outdoor areas licenses are changing.
This is part of the Council’s Pandemic Response Plan.
Find out which alcohol licence (liquor licence) applies to your business and how to apply.
If you are an alcohol licence holder, you must apply to renew your licence at least 20 working days before it expires.
You need to apply for a variation if you want to change the conditions of your on-licence, off-licence or club licence.
To manage an alcohol (liquor) licensed business in Wellington City, you must hold a current manager's certificate.
Find out what the legal requirements are for getting an alcohol licence and how to meet these requirements.
There are a number of ways you can find out more or have input on decisions made by the District Licensing Committee.
Find out what we are doing to reduce alcohol-related harm in Wellington City.
Reports of alcohol licensing fees and income.