Apply for an NWT Liquor Licence Extension

What is a Liquor Licence Extension?

An Extension allows a licence holder to sell or serve liquor under specific circumstances that would normally be prohibited.

How do I apply for a Liquor Licence Extension?

You can apply for a liquor license extension by completing the Application for License Extension and submitting it to the NWT Liquor Licensing Board:

Mail: #204 – 31 Capital Dr., Hay River NT X0E 1G2

Email: LLBinfo@gov.nt.ca

What kinds of Liquor Licence Extensions are available?

Manufacturer’s Extension - A manufacturer’s extension allows the licence holder to sell and serve the products that he or she has legally manufactured under a manufacturing licence. The Applicant must already have, or be applying for, an Class A or B liquor licence. Holders of a Class A or B liquor licence may apply to the Board for this extension using the Licence Extension Application form. This extension may be requested at the time of applying for a liquor licence by completing the appropriate section of the licence application form.

Banquet Room Extension – A Licence Holder who owns or rents a banquet room in the same community as its licensed premises may request a banquet room extension that would allow for the sell and service of liquor in the banquet room for pre-booked business or social events. Holders of a Class A, B or D liquor licence may apply to the Board for this extension using the Licence Extension Application form. This extension may be requested at the time of applying for a liquor licence by completing the appropriate section of the licence application form.

Off-Premises Sales Extension – This extension allows a holder of a Class A or B licence to sell beer to customers to take off the premises. Holders of a Class A or B liquor licence may apply to the Board for this extension using the Licence Extension Application form. This extension may be requested at the time of applying for a liquor licence by completing the appropriate section of the licence application form.

Mini-Bar Extension – This extension allows the licence holder to sell liquor from a locked refrigerator or cabinet in a hotel or motel room registered to a person over 19 years of age. For Class A and B licence holders, their licensed premises must be located within a tourist facility that provides overnight accommodations to registered guests. For Class D licence holders, their licensed premises must be located in a B&B or a remote lodge that provides overnight accommodation to registered guests. You may also be eligible for a mini-bar extension if you operate a hotel or motel that has no other licensed premises on the property. Holders of a Class A, B or D liquor licence may apply to the Board for this extension using the Licence Extension Application form. This extension may be requested at the time of applying for a liquor licence by completing the appropriate section of the licence application form.

Room Services Extension - A room service extension allows the licence holder to sell liquor to registered guests in a hotel or motel by delivering the liquor to the guest’s room. For Class A and B licence holders, their licensed premises must be located within a tourist facility that provides overnight accommodations to registered guests. For Class D licence holders, their licensed premises must be located in a B&B or a remote lodge that provides overnight accommodation to registered guests. You may also be eligible for a mini-bar extension if you operate a hotel or motel that has no other licensed premises on the property. Holders of a Class A, B or D liquor licence may apply to the Board for this extension using the Licence Extension Application form. This extension may be requested at the time of applying for a liquor licence by completing the appropriate section of the licence application form.

Bring-Your-Own-Wine Extension - A BYOW extension permits a Class B licence holder to allow customers to bring an unopened, commercially made bottle of wine into the restaurant for their own consumption. Holders of a Class B liquor licence may apply to the Board for this extension using the Licence Extension Application form. This extension may be requested at the time of applying for a liquor licence by completing the appropriate section of the licence application form.