||You have an opportunity to provide input into the review of B.C.’s liquor laws. Visit our liquor reform site to learn more about the review and to contribute.
The B.C. Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (LCLB) regulates:
- liquor service in bars and restaurants
- private liquor stores
- liquor manufacturers and importers
- Ubrews and UVins (for personal liquor manufacturing), and
- liquor service at catered and special occasion events.
The Liquor Distribution Branch is responsible for the importation and distribution of liquor in B.C. and also operates government liquor stores. See the following links for store locations and product availability.
NEW: Caterers can now apply for a liquor licence. Food Primary and Liquor Primary licensees can apply for a catering endorsement.