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If you want to sell or supply alcohol in Wellington City, you must have a current alcohol licence.
Please be aware that it may take longer to process your application during alert levels 1 -4.
Please email: Secretarydlc@wcc.govt.nz if you have concerns about a potential delay.
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.