Documents for your liquor licence application

You must include certain documents with your liquor licence application. The requirements for special event applications are different to other licence types.

Read below to find out what you need to attach for your licence type. Contact Licensing NT if you are unsure about what information to include.

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You must include all of the following:

  • affidavit - get an example of an affidavit PDF (587.5 KB)
  • declaration of associates
  • proof of title, lease or contract showing you have the right to occupy the licensed area
  • written approval from the premises owner or landlord (if it isn't you) confirming permission for a liquor licence
  • red-line plan of the location that shows the liquor licensed area
  • planning or building permission permits that relate to your application
  • smoking management plan.

Each licence nominee

Each nominee listed on the application will need to complete a statutory declaration stating they have not had any criminal or court convictions.

If your nominees haven't held a liquor licence in the past 12 months they will need to include all of the following:

  • resume
  • one personal and one professional reference - have at least two referees
  • responsible service of alcohol certificate from a nationally recognised training provider.

If you're applying as an organisation

Include all of the following:

  • Australian business number (ABN) or Australian company number (ACN)
  • current certificate of incorporated association (if you're applying as a club)
  • certificate of registration of a food business.

You must include all of the following:

  • affidavit - get an example of an affidavit PDF (587.5 KB)
  • declaration of associates
  • proof of title, lease or contract showing you have the right to occupy the licensed area
  • written approval from the premises owner or landlord (if it isn't you) confirming permission for a liquor licence
  • red-line plan of the location that shows the liquor licensed area
  • planning or building permission permits that relate to your application
  • smoking management plan
  • event management plan if the licence is for a major event.

Each licence nominee and executive officer

Executive officers include anyone with more than a 15% share or voting power in your business.

If you have held a Northern Territory (NT) liquor licence in the past 12 months, you won't need to resupply some documents.

Anyone who's held an NT liquor licence in past year

Attach a statutory declaration stating you have not had any criminal or court convictions in the past 12 months.

Anyone who hasn't recently held a liquor licence

If you haven't held a liquor licence in the past 12 months include all of the following:

If you're applying as an organisation

Include all of the following:

  • Australian business number (ABN) or Australian company number (ACN)
  • business name certificate from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
  • full company extract from ASIC (if you're a company)
  • current certificate of incorporated association (if you're applying as a club)
  • certificate of registration of a food business.

Additional documents

You must provide evidence that your application is in the public interest. This includes evidence that you have consulted with the community.

You also need to show that you or the company you are applying on behalf of is financially stable.

These documents may not be required for your application. If you are unsure, contact Licensing NT to talk through the requirements.

Public interest and community impact assessment summary

Fill in the assessment:

Draft public notice

A draft public notice of the application which you consent to being published.

Financial stability

This can include a letter from a relevant bank or accountant (if an individual) or an assets/liabilities statement.


Last updated: 12 May 2021

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