Anyone who want to operate a bar must first obtain a bar license. A bar license permits you to sell alcohol for consumption on the premises, but it excludes gaming and take-out liquor. During business hours, the liquor license allows for a maximum of 100 clients over the age of 18.
BUSINESS MODELS FOR BARS
There are various types of bars. Each type of bar necessitates a unique set-up, managerial style, and financial backing, among other things. One must choose the style of bar that most meets their interests and gives them confidence in their ability to run it successfully.
• Sports Bar
• Clubs that are open late
• Bar with a Concept
LIQUOR LICENSE TYPES
Each state government issues many types of licenses. The following licenses can be obtained by an individual or a business:
L-1: L-1 license granted for the purpose of wholesale distribution of Indian liquor.
L-3/L-5: Grant of L-3/L-5 License - For Hotels: An L-3 license allows a hotel to serve foreign liquor to its guests in their rooms.
L-19: Grant of L-19 License - For Clubs: L-19 can be awarded to a club that is registered with the Registrar of Firms/Registrar of Cooperative Societies for the purpose of allowing its members to purchase foreign liquor.
L-49A: Grant of L-49A license - Marriages, Parties, etc. For a fee of Rs. 3,000/-, this license can be obtained for selling liquor at any party, function, marriage, etc. at a specific location anywhere in Delhi.
In India, a liquor license is required for bar license.
Operating a bar necessitates the acquisition of a Bar License. As a result, before applying for a Bar License, form a corporation and apply for the license in the firm's name. If necessary, this will link the Bar License to a business and allow it to be transferred to another individual in the future.
You must also apply for a liquor license before purchasing an existing bar or starting the foundation to open one. It is tough to obtain a liquor license, and there is no assurance that you will receive one at all at the end of the day. As a result, you must wait, form a corporation or an LLP, and complete your licensing application.
VALIDITY OF BAR LICENSE
The license is valid for one year and can be renewed annually by filling out a renewal application form and paying the renewal cost to the appropriate authority.