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Thrive liquor consultants increase the likelihood of liquor license application approval. We eat, sleep, and dream liquor licensing. Seriously, we love the work that drives you to drink.
The biggest hurdle faced by liquor retailers is liquor license application approval. If only it were as easy as submitting or mailing one form. Unfortunately, that's not the case. Liquor license approval depends on correctly fulfilling all requirements and understanding what the government looks for before giving an application the green light.
Our efficient processes reduce application delays and increase the chances of approval. Whether you need liquor licensing in BC, Alberta, or the USA, our liquor license consultants save you time and get you started more easily.
Liquor license application process
If you’re wondering how to get a liquor license in BC, Alberta or the USA, there isn’t a simple answer. Requirements vary depending on the type of liquor license you require and which Canadian province or US state your business will operate in. Our liquor license consultants understand all the requirements of each license type in each province and various states.
We save you time by doing the work to help you fulfill the following requirements:
- Personal information and history for the owners, officers, directors, and/or partners
- Criminal records check for the owner and/or partners
- Letter(s) of intent
- Floor plan and patron capacity
- Amenities plan that shows the locations of bathrooms, parking, road access, and other liquor retailers operating nearby
- Corporate documents
- Food service details (if applicable)
- Fire safety and security documentation
- Patio or lounge details (if applicable)
- Financials and sources of funding
- Municipal government approval
- Public notice consultation (if applicable)
- Responsible service training
Types of liquor license applications
Thrive takes the work and headaches out of applying for the following types of liquor licenses:
- Private liquor store license
- Restaurant, bar, or tavern license
- Manufacturer’s license (for distilleries, vintners, breweries, and/or U-brews)
- Agent license (an agent is an official representative of a manufacturer)
Liquor license application FAQ
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