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 transfer a liquor licence follow these steps.

Step 1. Fill in the transfer a liquor licence form:

Step 2. Get a police history check.

Step 3. Check the fees.

Step 4. Submit the application and fee at your nearest Territory Business Centre.

Last updated: 13 October 2017