Appoint a liquor licence representative
If you have a liquor licence, you can appoint a representative to oversee the day-to-day operation of your business. A representative takes specific actions on your behalf.
To appoint, change or remove a representative, notify the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB) through the online Liquor and cannabis licensing portal.
Licensee representative actions
The form allows you to choose what actions you want to assign to the licensee representative. Once you've appointed a representative, you're legally bound to the actions they take.
Examples of specific actions include
- Communicating with the LCRB
- Signing a licence change application
- Acting as the application contact
- Attending enforcement hearings
Only an authorized signatory can assign a licensee representative. Identifying the authorized signatory depends on the type of licensee or applicant.
If the licensee/applicant is a
- The authorized signatory is the individual themselves
- The authorized signatory is a duly authorized signatory, usually an officer or a director
- The authorized signatory is one of the partners
- The authorized signatory is the general partner of the partnership
- The authorized signatory is a director or a senior manager, as defined in the B.C. Societies Act
There is no cost to appoint a licensee representative.
Apply online through the Liquor and cannabis licensing portal.