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Applying for a liquor licence

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In order to sell beverages with high alcohol content for consumption off your premises, you need a liquor licence. Find out how to obtain this licence.

Do you intend to sell beverages with a high alcohol content for consumption off your premises (off-licence)? You need a liquor licence to do so. You can obtain this licence from the municipal authorities. The costs vary per municipality.

Changes to your off-licence

Does your off-licence shop change to such an extent that it no longer fits the description in your liquor licence? Then you must have the licence modified or apply for a new one. You arrange for this with you municipal authorities.

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