Government of New Brunswick

Overview

Liquor licences are required by persons who want to sell or manufacture liquor products in New Brunswick.

Eligibility

A liquor licence is required by any person who wants to sell liquor in a public place or who wants to manufacture alcoholic beverages.

Description

All liquor permit applicants must be nineteen years of age or older.

A special permit is required for the use of liquor by a pharmacist, dentist, veterinary or medical practitioner, a person engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business or in scentific pursuits.

A special occasion permit (no sale)is required for the giving of liquor at a one-day event (i.e wedding, family reunion, milestone birthday...).

A special occasion permit (resale) is required for the selling of liquor at one-day events such as weddings, family reunions, milestone birthdays, etc...

A special permit is required for the use of liquor in the preparation of food.

The Liquor Control Act is administered by this Department.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2009/2009PSSpecialoccasionpermit.pdf

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
Special Permit for a pharmacist, dentist, veterinary or medical practitioner, or a person engaged in a mechanical or manufacuring business, or for scientific purposes 10.001997-01-01
Special Occasion (no sale) Permit30.002009-04-01
Special Occasion (resale) Permit 65.002009-04-01
Special Permit for use in the preparation of food50.001997-01-01