Current Licensees

LACES ONLINE!

NLC is now accepting online applications for new liquor licenses and license renewals through its Liquor Licensing and Compliance Electronic System (LACES). Please note that applications and licenses are subject to the License Fee Schedule, which can be found here.

If you are using LACES for the first time, you will need to register and enter your personal access code which was mailed to you.  If you do not have your code, please contact us at corporateservices@nlliquor.com or 724-1159.

If you already registered to use LACES, all that you need is your username and password to sign in. If you have forgotten your password, please use the "forgot password" link to access your account.

Secondary Licenses

Patio License

If you would like to add a patio to your existing licensed premises you must submit a completed application and one set of detailed plans, drawn to scale, showing the proposed patio and the adjacent premises.

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Catering License

A Catering License may be issued to any person who is, then, the holder of a permanent liquor license, if that person is approved for the purpose by the Board. A Catering License authorizes the licensee to sell for consumption on any premises during the period prescribed in the license, spirits by the glass and wine or beer by the glass or opened bottle with food which is to be supplied by the licensee in the form of meals by way of an off premises catering service.

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Other Applications

Extension of Licensed Premises

If you wish to extend your licensed establishment’s footprint by attaching an area to your existing premises for a particular date(s), you must submit a completed application that has been signed off by the relevant fire, municipal, and police authorities along with a plan, drawn to scale, showing the extension.

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Minors on a Licensed Premises

If you currently hold a Lounge, Restaurant/Lounge, Club or Special Event License and wish to have minors on your licensed premises, you must submit a completed application.

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Alteration or Renovation

If you would like to conduct structural changes to your licensed premises you must submit a completed application and a floor plan, drawn to scale, of the proposed changes.

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Sampling Events

As per the Liquor Licensing Regulations, free alcoholic liquor cannot be provided to a patron or guest on a licensed premises, and minimum drink prices must be adhered to.

However, if you are interested in holding a Sampling Event that is sponsored by a supplier or sales representative at your licensed establishment, you may submit a request to us, via email or letter, including the following information:
  • Your license information (name and license number)
  • Date, time and location of the event
  • Supplier name and list of products to be sampled

Please note that a $50 fee is required for each approved sampling event, and certain conditions may apply. For more information, please contact us.

LIcensee Handbook