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Application Procedure, Forms and Fees
 

Application Procedure

  1. Complete the following forms: NLA 1 [PDF]

  2. Attach the information below as required in form NLA 1

  • Projected annual turnover of activities relating to the application.

  • Financial interest:

    • Financial interest of the applicant in the industry within the republic.

    • Financial interest in respect of each shareholder, member, partner or beneficiary of the applicant or proposed transferee.

  • Shareholding information:

    • Name, race, gender, id number & address of each person including the applicant or proposed transferee who will have a financial interest in the business and in each case the nature and extent of that interest.

  • Commitment towards Black Economic Empowerment: The applicant needs to indicate their commitment to BEE in respect of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice:

    • Micro Enterprises
      These are applicants with an annual turnover/projected annual turnover of R 10m and below. These applicants are exempted and just need to provide an exemption certificate from an accredited BEE verification agency.

    • Qualifying Small Enterprises
      These are the applicants with a turnover of between R10m and R50m. The qualifying small enterprises need to select 4 of the 7 BEE elements and should provide a BEE plans and a compliance certificate from accredited BEE verification agency.

    • Other Companies
      These are the applicants with an annual turnover that exceeds R50m. These applicants need to comply with all 7 elements of BEE and should provide a BEE plan together with a compliance certificate from an accredited BEE verification agency.

  • Applicants proposal to combat alcohol abuse:

    • Financial and non-financial contributions to counselling and rehabilitation centres by the entity.

  • Details and the extent to which the application will affect:

    • New entrants into the industry.

    • Job creation.

    • Diversity of ownership within the liquor industry.

    • Efficiency of operation.

    • Exports.

    • Competition within the industry including, details on the current and/or projected market share and a list of competitors and their market share.

  1. Fees
    Pay the Prescribed fee (see fees table below)

  2. Include the following information when making payment:

  • The type of payment e.g. renewal fee

  • Who is the payment for e.g. NLA registration

  • The reference number/name of the company making a payment

  • Name of the registrant (who you are)

  1. Attach proof of payment.

Application forms

  • Form NLA 0 [PDF] Application for Extension of Time

  • Form NLA 1 [PDF] Attached to and forming part of:

    • Application for Registration

    • Application to Transfer Registration

    • Notice for review

  • Form NLA 7 [PDF] Consent to, or Refusal of, Proposed Conditions of Registration

  • Form NLA 10 [PDF] Application to Transfer Registration

  • Form NLA 11 [PDF] Notice of Acquisition of Control

  • Form NLA 12 [PDF] Application Review of Conditions of Registration

  • Form NLA 13 [PDF] Notice of Application for Registration as a Retailer or Micro-manufacturer

  • Form NLA 14 [PDF] Notice to Alter or Relocate Registered Activities

  • Form NLA 16 [PDF] Application for Appointment of Person to Conduct Registered Activities on a Interim Basis

  • Form NLA 17 [PDF] Notice of Voluntary Cancellation of Registration

  • Form NLA 18 [PDF] Notice of Sequestration or Winding-up of Registrant

  • Form NLA 20 [PDF] Complaint

  • Form NLA 22 [PDF] Objection to Compliance Notice

  • Form NLA 24 [PDF] Notification of Conversion

    • Form NLA 24/1 [PDF] Notification of Conversion - Additional Information

  • Form NLA 25 [PDF] Notice to Initiate Review

  • Form NLA 28 [PDF] Registrant Annual information Return

  • Form NLA 29 [PDF] Non-registrants Annual Information Return

    • Table 1 [PDF] Methods and Times for delivery of documents

    • Table 2 [PDF] Notices and Applications

    • Table 3 [PDF] Certificates and Notices to be issued by National Liquor Authority

Fees

The fees depend on and vary according to the type of application and the annual turnover. The fees for registration/applications are structured as follows:

Annual turnover from activities regulated under the Act Type of application Fee
Less than R 5 000 000
 
Application (s.11) R 500
Initial Registration R 2 000
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (5)] R 500
Annual Renewal of registration R 2 000
Transfer Fee (s.15) R 1 500
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)] R 1 500
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)] R 1 500
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17) R 1 500
At least R 5 000 000 but less than R 15 000 000 Application (s.11) R 1 000
Initial Registration R 4 000
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (5)] R 1 000
Annual Renewal of registration R 4 000
Transfer Fee (s.15) R 3 000
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)] R 3 000
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)] R 3 000
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17) R 3 000
At least R 15 000 000 but less than R 250 000 000 Application (s.11) R 7 500
Initial Registration R 5 000
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (5)] R 7 500
Annual Renewal of registration R 5 000
Transfer Fee (s.15) R 5 000
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)] R 5 000
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)] R 5 000
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17) R 5 000
At least R 250 000 000 but less than R 1 billion. Application (s.11) R 10 000
Initial Registration R 7 500
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (5)] R 10 000
Annual Renewal of registration R 7 500
Transfer Fee (s.15) R 7 500
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)] R 7 500
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)] R 7 500
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17) R 7 500
At least R 1 billion. Application (s.11) R 25 000
 
Application fee R 15 000
Initial Registration R 15 000
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (5)] R 25 000
Annual Renewal of registration R 15 000
Transfer Fee (s.15) R 15 000
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)] R 15 000
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)] R 15 000
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17) R 15 000


Payment Details

Fees may be paid by cash or bank guaranteed cheque at:
  the dti Campus
2nd Floor, Block B
77 Meintjies Street
Sunnyside
Pretoria

OR

You can deposit cash/bank guaranteed/electronically transfer the funds into in the account number below:
  Standard Bank
Name of account: Liquor Licence Deposit Account
Type of account: Business Current Account
Account Number: 370 650 077
Branch: Sunnyside
Branch code: 01 0645
Parent Name: Department of Trade and Industry

Lodgement Details

Use one of the following ways for lodgement:
Post: The Department of Trade and Industry
Private Bag X84
Pretoria,
0001
Fax: +27 (12) 394 2557
Courier Delivery Address: the dti Campus,
12 Robert Sobukwe Street,
Sunnyside,
Pretoria