NSLC Liquor Manufacturer’s Hospitality Room Permit
Apply for a Liquor Manufacturer’s Hospitality Room Permit. Liquor manufacturers need the permit to sell alcohol by the glass.
By law, liquor manufacturers need a Liquor Manufacturer’s Hospitality Room Permit to sell alcohol by the glass.
You need to have a Manufacturer Permit issued by Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) to apply.
How to apply
- Complete the application form.
- Get the form notarized by a justice of the peace, commissioner of oaths or at the Alcohol, Gaming, Fuel and Tobacco Division.
- Check the application for details on all required supporting documents.
- Include payment with your application.
- Send your completed application, supporting documents and payment by mail, email or fax. Or visit the Alcohol, Gaming, Fuel and Tobacco Division.
How long it takes
It should take 2 weeks to get the permit. It can take longer if more information is needed or if your application hasn’t been filled in correctly.
Visa, MasterCard, debit card, cheque, money order, cash. A cheque or money order should be made payable to the Minister of Finance. Payment options may vary depending on how you apply.
Before you start
If you’re not already on file with Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation, you may need to provide additional supporting documents including:
- letter of intent from Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation if you don’t already have a Manufacturer Permit
- criminal record check for each person responsible for the hospitality room (they can also have the Alcohol, Gaming, Fuel and Tobacco Division complete the criminal record check during the application process)
- zoning confirmation letter
- approval of fire official
You need to renew your Liquor Manufacturer’s Hospitality Room Permit by 31 December each year. You should get a renewal notice in the mail before the renewal date. It’s your responsibility to renew on time.