Transfer a liquor licence

A liquor licensee in the Northern Territory may transfer their liquor licence to any of the following:

  • an individual
  • a partnership
  • a company.

Before you transfer

Before you transfer you will need to identify a nominee.

The nominee is responsible for the day-to-day management of licensed premises.

Before an individual can become a nominee, they must do all of the following:

How to transfer

To apply for a transfer of liquor license follow these steps:

Step 1. Complete your application online on the Licensing NT website or fill in the form:

Transfer a liquor licence form (56.3 kb)
Transfer a liquor licence form (90.4 kb)

Step 2. Get a police history check.

Step 3. Check the fees.

Step 4. Submit your form online or at your nearest Territory Business Centre.

Last updated: 20 September 2019


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