The LCRB's review of Ethyl Alcohol permits is ongoing. During the review, the LCRB will only issue single-use and three-month Ethyl Alcohol permits.
Permits cannot be renewed. You will need to apply for each new Ethyl Alcohol permit.
You need an ethyl alcohol permit if you are:
You do not need an ethyl alcohol permit if you are:
Find policy information about ethyl alcohol in the Miscellaneous Liquor Policy Manual (PDF, 294.8KB).
An ethyl alcohol permit is available as:
Processing times may vary
The application fee is $30
To apply, you'll need
You can apply online in the liquor and cannabis licensing portal by logging in with your BCeID. For instructions on how to set up your BCeID, see online liquor licensing.
If you are applying online, pay the $30 application fee by credit card.
1. Complete and print a paper copy of the form:
2. Submit the application package by either:
Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch
PO Box 9292 Stn. Prov Govt
Victoria BC V8W 9J8
3. Pay the $30 application fee by either:
Contact the client support team.