Forms and costs

All appeals cost $517.50 (including GST) to file.

Police, Medical Officers of Health and licensing inspectors are not required to pay the fee.

Notice of appeal against a decision of a district licensing committee [PDF, 291 KB]

Notice of appeal against a decision of a provisional local alcohol policy [PDF, 261 KB]

Alcohol licensing template forms can be found on the alcohol form template page.

Ways to pay the fee


You can pay the filing fee online using File and Pay.

To file the documentation, you must post or deliver a physical copy to the Tribunal or your local court. You must include a copy of the File and Pay online receipt as proof of payment.

Please note: At this stage, File and Pay cannot accept online filing for tribunal applications.

Access File and Pay(external link)

Internet banking

To make your payment by direct credit, please use the bank account information and payment reference provided below.

The account name is: Ministry of Justice

The account number is: 03 0049 0001063 00

The reference is: You must quote the appeal name as a reference.

By post

To send payment by post, you must include the completed credit or debit card form with your application and post to:

Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority
New Zealand

Credit or debit card fee payment form [PDF, 275 KB]

Note: Please do not email the form to us with your credit or debit card details. We cannot accept the form by email.

In person

Please contact the tribunal or your nearest court to confirm whether you can file your application and make the fee payment at the counter by EFTPOS, credit card, debit card or cash.