If you'd like to work as the manager of a licensed premises owned by a company or corporation, you must have a liquor approved manager licence.

You can apply for this licence online.


You must:

  • be aged at least 18 years
  • hold an RSA competency card or certificate, plus an RCG competency card or certificate if you're wanting to work in a hotel or club
  • be considered a fit and proper person to manage a licensed premises.

What you need

  • your RSA and/or RCG competency details
  • your personal and contact details
  • your professional experience details
  • a National Police Check certificate, issued within the last 3 months
  • copies of the 3 identity documents you used when you applied for the National Police Check
  • the application fee.

How to apply

  1. Check the eligibility requirements.
  2. Select the 'Apply online' button.
  3. Log in or create an account.
  4. Complete the online application form.
  5. Upload any relevant documentation.
  6. Enter your payment details.
  7. Read and confirm the declaration.
  8. Submit your application.

Payment methods

You can review transaction payment options on our payment methods page.

Last updated: 28 November 2023