Liquor and Gaming business licenses are “privileged” licenses, which require a finding that the applicant or applicants are suitable prior to the issuance of the license. The suitability of an applicant is determined by the results of criminal background and financial investigations that are completed by the Department and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Important Notice to Applicants: Effective March 1, 2023, the Department will no longer mail approval letters for Liquor and Gaming applications. Click here for more information.
How to Obtain a Liquor and Gaming License
Click on the button below to to apply for a liquor and gaming business license.
Applications to fill out:
Summary of Liquor and Gaming License Types