Members Club Licence - Information

 

New Fee:  $3,000

Estimated Processing Time: Subject to the Court date

Validity Period:                   1 year

REQUIREMENTS 
1.    Two application forms for a Members Club Licence to be completed at least 30 days before the date fixed for holding the next general licencing meeting.
2.    Affix one copy of the application on the outside and one on the inside of the outer front door of the premises sought to be licensed.  These are to remain until determination of the application.
3.    An approved plan for the premises applied for, stamped and signed for by the Central Housing and Planning Authority and the Guyana Fire Service
4.    Housing Certificate in the applicant's name
5.    Fire Certificate in the applicant's name
6.    Copy of the existing rules of the club
7.    List of the General Committee and Wine Committee (if any)
8.    Except in the case of a new club, a certified copy of an audit balance sheet and Revenue Account for the proceeding financial year of the club.
9.    Statement signed by the applicant that there is upon the club premises (a) A registrar of the names and addresses of the club members and a record of the latest payment of their subscription and (b) A register of visitors and guests.
10. The Secretary of the club, must before serving on the Commissioner of Customs and Trade Administration an application in duplicate, give twenty-one (21) days notice to the Commissioner of Police of his/her intention to apply.
11. Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)
12. Valid identification.  Passport or National ID
 
RENEWALS
 
REQUIREMENTS
1.    Renewal of licence should be done in the period October 1 to 31.
2.    Affidavit of lateness is required if renewal is done outside of the renewal period.
3.    Two completed renewal forms for a Members Club Licence to be completed at least 30 days before the date fixed for holding the next general licencing meeting.
4.    Current year licence
5.    Valid identification.  Passport or National ID
 
 
PROCEDURE
1.    Applicant should submit all documents to the Clerk. 
2.    The applicant will be asked to wait while the documents are being vetted.
3.    If all documents are correct the applicant will be advised when to return.
4.    The applicant information will be published according to Section 10 (4) of Intoxicating Liquor Act 82:21
5.    An officer will accompany the magistrate to visit the proposed premises.
6.    If any corrections need to be done the applicant will be notified.
7.    On approval of the application the applicant will return to make payment at the cashier and uplift the licence.