IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to scheduled maintenance some of the VCGLR's applications will be unavailable from 5pm Friday 14 June to 5pm Saturday 15 June.
Any person or organisation that intends to conduct gaming activities, work in the gaming industry, or supply liquor in Victoria must apply for a licence or permit.
This page provides information on how to renew your gambling or liquor licence.
You can vary or transfer your gaming or liquor licence.
Reports, studies and data relating to the activities of the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) and information about licensees is available in the links below.
The Victorian Proof of Age card is used to verify that the person seeking to enter the licensed premises or purchase liquor is over 18 years of age. This card is recognised throughout Australia.
The VCGLR regulates businesses focusing on the people, premises, products and promotions involved in supplying gambling and liquor.
Through our complaints process, we investigate breaches under a number of Acts, including the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 Gambling Regulation Act 2003 and the Casino Control Act 1991.
Fees are charged when making an application for a liquor licence, and annually thereafter as provided for under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998.
A restaurant and cafe licence permits the sale of liquor for consumption on the premises. This page contains information on how to apply for a licence.
Temporary limited licences are usually sought by persons or organisations holding one-off events, such as a ball or presentation night or a one-off event requiring an extension of trading hours or the size of the licensed premises.
This page provides information on designated dry areas and what they mean for liquor licence applications.