Register of licences & certificates

Under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 (the Act), the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority must maintain a register of managers’ certificates and licences granted under the Act.

Manager’s certificates register

Download ARLA manager’s certificate register [XLSX, 3.4 MB]

When alcohol is being sold, supplied or consumed on or from a licenced premises there must be a person who holds a manager’s certificate on duty at all times (except where section 215 of the Act applies). This register contains a list of every person in New Zealand who holds an active manager’s certificate.

The register also contains information on:

  • the District Licencing Committee that issued or renewed the manager’s certificate. This is sorted in order of District Licencing Committee number, starting from 01 at the top of the North Island
  • whether the certificate is new or a renewal
  • the certificate holder’s name
  • the certificate number
  • the date the certificate expires

Licences register

Download ARLA licence register [XLSX, 1.7 MB]

The sale of alcohol to the public requires the seller to have a licence.

This register contains a list of all active licences in New Zealand.

The register also contains information on:

  • the District Licencing Committee where the licenced premises is located. This is sorted in order of District Licencing Committee number, starting from 01 at the top of the North Island
  • whether the licence is new or a renewal
  • the licence category, and conditions including the days and hours alcohol can be sold, supplied or consumed
  • the Licensee name, premises name and premises address
  • the licence number
  • the date the licence expires

Both registers are updated quarterly in February, May, August and November. Please note that they may not always be fully up to date at the time of reading.

The last update was on 31 May 2018. The next update will be August 2018.

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