Application Procedure, Forms and Fees

Application Procedure

Applications for macro manufacturing and/or distribution registration

This guide is intended to assist any person who wishes to register as a macro manufacture and/or distributor of liquor.

All macro manufacturers and/or distributors of liquor must be registered with the National Liquor Authority (NLA). The prospective registrant has to complete and submit the required information in a prescribed manner and submit it to the NLA.

HOW TO APPLY FOR A MANUFACTURING AND/OR DISTRIBUTION LICENCE

To apply for a distribution and/or manufacturing registration, applicants need to visit the NLA online system on:?https://thenla.thedti.gov.za. All instructions should be properly followed.

 

PROJECTED ANNUAL TURNOVER

Provide information of the projected annual turnover and pay the application fee relevant to the projected/annual turnover.

Annual turnover from activities regulated under the Act Type of fee Amount
Less than R 5 000 000 Application (s.11)
Initial Registration
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (6)]
Annual Renewal of registration
Transfer Fee (s.15)
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)]
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)]
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17)
R 500
R 2 000
R 500
R 2 000
R 1 500
R 1 500
R 1 500
R 1 500
At least R 5 000 000 but less than R 15 000 000 Application (s.11)
Initial Registration
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (6)]
Annual Renewal of registration
Transfer Fee (s.15)
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)]
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)]
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17)
R 1 000
R 4 000
R 1 000
R 4 000
R 3 000
R 3 000
R 3 000
R 3 000
At least R15 000 000 but less than R 250 000 000 Application (s.11)
Initial Registration
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (6)]
Annual Renewal of registration
Transfer Fee (s.15)
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)]
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)]
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17)
R 7 500
R 5 000
R 7 500
R 5 000
R 5 000
R 5 000
R 5 000
R 5 000
At least R 250 000 000, but less than R 1 billion. Application (s.11)
Initial Registration
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (6)]
Annual Renewal of registration
Transfer Fee (s.15)
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)]
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)]
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17)
R 10 000
R 7 500
R 10 000
R 7 500
R 7 500
R 7 500
R 7 500
R 7 500
At least R 1 billion. Application (s.11)
Initial Registration
Notice to review [Schedule 1 Item 4 (6)]
Annual Renewal of registration
Transfer Fee (s.15)
Request for variation of conditions [s. 16(1)]
Notice of change in location or activities [s. 16(3)]
Appointment of person to conduct activities (s. 17)
R 25 000
R 15 000
R 25 000
R 15 000
R 15 000
R 15 000
R 15 000
R 15 000

The applicant should provide and attach proof of payment of the application fee (R500) when lodging the application.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Applications should be accompanied by:

  • A business zoning certificate for industrial purposes or a consent letter from the relevant municipality;
  • A comprehensive written representation in support of the application;
  • Any determination, consent approval or authority required by the Act;
  • Valid proof that the prescribed application fee has been deposited in the bank account of?the dti;
  • A valid certified copy of ID or passport of the applicant;
  • Trading business permit if the applicant is a foreigner;
  • A South African Police Services (SAPS) police clearance certificate not older than three months from the date of issue;
  • If the applicant is a juristic person, valid copies of registration issued by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) or any other relevant registration authority indicating the financial interest of all members, shareholders, partners or beneficiaries as the case may be;
  • A valid tax clearance certificate if the applicant is a juristic person issued by the South African Revenue Services (SARS) within 12 months from the date of application; and
  • Verification certificate issued in terms of the B-BBEE Act.

REGISTRATION FEE

Once the final conditions of registration are imposed and before registration, the applicant will be required to pay a registration fee that correlates with the projected annual turnover.

REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE

A NLA 9 registration certificate will be issued to the applicant with the final conditions of registration.

ANNUAL RENEWAL

The registrant has to ensure that the registration is renewed annually and complete fully the form?NLA 28?and pay the annual renewal fee. Renewal should be done a month before the expiry of the registration.

BANK DETAILS

You can deposit cash/bank guaranteed cheque/electronically transfer the funds into the account number and details are provided below:

Parent Name: Department of Trade and Industry
Bank: Standard Bank
Name of account: Liquor Licence Deposit
Type of account: Business Current Account
Number: 370 650 077
Branch: Sunnyside
Branch code: 01 0645
Reference for new application: 01/Trading name
Reference for renewal: 02/RG No/Trading name

LODGMENT METHOD

Only?new?applications to be submitted at any time via?https://thenla.thedti.gov.za

Any other applications may be hand-delivered, e-mailed or posted to:

the dti?Campus
77 Meintjies Street
Block B, Ground Floor, Sunnyside
Pretoria

or

Private Bag X84
Pretoria
0001

or

E-mail:?nationalliquorauthority@thedti.gov.za

PRE-REGISTRATION

If the application is approved, the applicant will be provided with proposed conditions in the form NLA 6, of which he/she may accept or decline by completing?NLA 7.

NB: Retail Licence

Any person wishing to register for a retail liquor licence (tavern, pub, bottle store, etc.) can contact the provincial liquor authority/board in their respective province –?regulatory bodies.

 

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