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Requirements when applying change the name of a licensed premises.
When a licensee wishes to change the current approved trading name at a licensed venue an application must be lodged to request the approval of the licensing authority prior to the name being changed.
This application is not used for situations where the licensee wishes to change their company name (not the trading name). Where the entity conducting business under the licence will be changing please refer to the Transfer of Licence.
Applicants must lodge completed applications at the department. An application should be made using the forms provided below.
Department staff will be available between 8.30 am and 4.00 pm to assess your application to ensure that it meets the legislative requirements prior to lodgement.
An application is not considered lodged until the fee has been received. An invoice for payment will be issued on receipt of your emailed or posted form and can either be paid through the licensee's online portal account, by posting a cheque made payable to the Gaming and Wagering Commission or a BPOINT payment link can be emailed on request. Application fees are not subject to GST.
Applications will not be progressed until the fee is received. Generally the application fee is not refundable, even if the application is refused or withdrawn.
Ensure all required documentation is attached to your application.
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Level 2, Gordon Stephenson House, 140 William Street Perth WA 6000
Ensure all documentation is attached to your email.
PO Box 8349Perth Business Centre WA 6849
You can submit online through the portal.
This information is designed to provide authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered, and with the understanding that the Director of Liquor Licensing is not passing legal opinion or interpretation or other professional advice. The information is provided on the understanding that all persons undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its contents.
Do not submit enquiries with this form.