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Application form for Liquor Permit may be downloaded from here:  Liquor Permit form

Permit is for Foreign Tourists only

This is a Gratis service (without any fees).  Please take a printout of the Liquor Permit Form, fill it with pen, sign it and send us.  Duly completed form should be ink signed (Not digitally signed/not a photocopy of signed form) form along with following documents:

1. Original New Zealand /Foreign Passport. (This service is not available for Indian Passport Holders);
2. Copy of any one of the following:-
    (a)  Copy of OCI Card or
    (b)  Copy of Indian Regular paper visa /E-Visa or
    (c)  If the Passport holder does not possess OCI/Visa, please obtain the Visa first.  Alternatively you may apply along with your paper visa application also.
3. Address:  Please send the application on following address: High Commission of India, Liquor Permit Services, 72 Pipitea Street, Thorndon, Wellington-6011 PO Box:12211 New Zealand
4. Return Courier Bag:  If sending your Permit through post and want to get it back through courier then please provide self-addressed prepaid courier envelope to return your documents. The applicant may use any courier service (with tracking facility) of their choice and are advised to keep the tracking numbers with them as High Commission of India will not take any responsibility in case the courier is lost/misplaced/damaged or delayed. Please avoid sending application via ordinary post/ without tracking number service. Before making any status enquiry about the application please check with the courier service whether the application has been delivered to our office.
5.  Processing Time:  The time frame for the applications received by courier is 1-2 working days from the date on which the complete application/documents are delivered at HCI Wellington. If your travel is prior to these dates, you may bring your documents in person at HCI Wellington between 9:30 am to 12:30 pm on any working day for getting service on early days as that will save time on courier services etc.  Please apply well in advance (2 weeks minimum) to avoid any delay and inconvenience.