Establishments selling alcoholic beverages - Sub-management

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Managers of a drinking establishment can appoint an assistant manager responsible for selling alcoholic beverages in the absence of the manager.

The application for sub-management must be submitted to the 'Licensed premises department' (Service Cabaretage) of the Customs and Excise Agency.

Who is concerned?

The application for sub-management must be submitted by the declared manager of the drinking establishment.

Every EU citizen, resident in Luxembourg or not, can become assistant manager in a licensed drinking establishment.

Third-country nationals (not members of the EU) must first reside in Luxembourg for at least 5 consecutive years.

How to proceed

Application for sub-management

The manager/operator of the premises must fill in an application for sub-management and have their signature legalised by presenting themself in person with the completed application form and their identity document:

Supporting documents

The application must be accompanied by the following documents:

Validity of the authorisation

When the sub-management is approved, the manager will receive a sub-management certificate which must be kept in the drinking establishment

The assistant manager is thereby entitled to sell alcoholic beverages in the absence of the manager.

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Who to contact

Licensed Premises Service

  • Customs and Excise Agency Licensed Premises Service

    Centre douanier Luxembourg-Howald Croix de Gasperich - 1, rue in Bouler L-1350 Luxembourg Luxembourg
    B.P. 1122 L-1011 Luxembourg
    Open Closes at 17.00
    8.00 to 17.00
    8.00 to 17.00
    8.00 to 17.00
    8.00 to 17.00
    8.00 to 17.00
    from Monday to Friday from 08.00 - 17.00

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Further information

Débit de boissons alcooliques - Cabaretage

sur le Portail des douanes et accises

Legal references

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