The AGCO is responsible for authorizing manufacturers to operate stores for the retail sale of alcohol made by that manufacturer.  This includes on-site winery retail stores, off-site winery retail stores, on-site brewery retail stores and on-site distillery retail stores operated by licensed manufacturers.

All alcohol-related transactions with the AGCO must be completed online through the iAGCO web-based portal. For more information visit iAGCO Information page.

Licensees are able to select a two or four-year term duration when applying for and renewing licences or authorizations, with fees payable to match the length of the term. For a description of the fee structure, please visit the Alcohol Licensing Fees page.

There are specific eligibility criteria and requirements for each type of store.

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