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5. Apply and pay for your outdoor dining licence

You should know

The licencing office will be closed from 12pm(noon) on Tuesday 22 December 2020 to Tuesday 5 January 2021. If you submit an application during this period, we will begin processing it from Wednesday 6 January 2021.

If your licence is due to expire before or during this period, please contact the street trading team to renew your licence before Monday 21 December 2020.

Any new licence applications received after Friday 18 December 2020 will not begin to be processed until 6 January 2021.


 In person

Bring your completed application form and supporting documents to one of our service centres and pay by:

  • cash    
  • MasterCard or Visa.

You need to pay the application fee before we can process your application.

 By post

​Send your completed application form and supporting documents to:

Auckland Council
Licensing and Compliance Services
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142


We will register your outdoor dining licence within 10 days of receiving your application.  We will contact you if there are any problems with your application.