Licensed venues will not need a separate license to serve alcohol at weddings, parties


Under the Delhi government’s new excise policy, it will not be necessary to have a temporary P-10 license to serve alcohol at weddings, parties and other similar events at licensed premises. banquet halls, farms, motels and the like.

The need for a P-10 license will be replaced by an L-38 license for one year which will be granted upon payment of a royalty ranging from 5 to 15 lakh depending on the size of the licensed premises.

The Delhi government’s excise department has issued terms and conditions for L-38 license applicants under the new excise policy for 2021-2022.

In a note released on Tuesday, the Excise Commissioner said that “no separate P-10 license will be required for any event held at these venues once the annual license has been acquired.

These places which organize several events will have to take this license (L-38) in order to serve alcohol on their premises.

However, the L-38 license holder will send a letter stating the date of the event, number of guests and other details to the event host to enable them to procure alcohol from them. ‘an authorized source in Delhi.

The event host will produce a purchase invoice if requested by excise officials, according to the note.


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