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July 31, 2019

How to get UAE Liquor License - Alcohol License Dubai

How to get alcohol license Dubai

As per latest Dubai alcohol rules, it is legal to drink if you own the alcohol license Dubai which is also known as UAE liquor license.

In below guide we have shared how to get alcohol license in Dubai with 1 year validity by paying just 270 AED municipality fees.


How to get Liquor License:

You can get your liquor license Dubai in just 3 easy step, first thing you need to do is to visit to registered mmi alcohol store located in Dubai to collect your application form, once collected the form, fill it and stamp it from your employer (sponsor).

Requirements for Alcohol License Dubai:

If you have question in mind that who can apply for liquor license, here are the requirements for alcohol license:

1.     Photocopy of your valid Emirates ID
2.     Photocopy of your valid passport
3.     Photocopy of your visa page
4.     Passport size photograph


Who can get alcohol license in Dubai:

1.     Non-Muslims
2.     Above 21 years old
3.     Monthly salary over 3000 AED
4.     Resident of Dubai (if your visa is other than Dubai, you will require No Objection Certificate from your employer/sponsor.

Processing Time and Fees:

After filling the application form, attached the above mentioned required documents and submit it to MMI Dubai shop. Processing normally takes 2-4 weeks, once your liquor license is approved, you will contacted by the MMI Dubai for the collection.
The Fees is just 270 AED per year.

MMI Dubai Location to pick up your license:


1.     BUR DUBAI
2.     DEIRA
3.     TRADE CENTRE ROAD
4.     KARAMA
5.     DUBAI FESTIVAL CITY
6.     SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD
7.     CITY WALK
8.     JLT, CLUSTER P
9.     DNATA, BUSINESS BAY
10. AL WASL
11. AL THANYA
12. MALL OF EMIRATES
13. DUBAI SILICON OASIS – COMMUNITY CENTRE
14. IBN BATTUTA MALL
15. MOTOR CITY
16. GREEN COMMUNITY
17. THE GREENS (ONYX)

How to Apply Liquor License Online:

To apply online for liquor license, visit the official website of MML Liquor License by clicking below link, the requirements and fees is same for both applications.


Alcohol for Tourists in Dubai:

Don’t worry if you are in Dubai on tourist visa, you can still buy your favorite drinks after getting alcohol license Dubai through MMI (Maritime and Mercantile International) stores.

Information for Tourists:

Tourists can now buy alcohol from above mentioned 17 of MMI’s stores across Dubai.
1.     Visit any MMI store with your original passport.

2.     Complete and signature on a form mentioning that:
a.     You are on a Tourist visa in Dubai.
b.    That you understand the rules and regulations in regards to purchasing, transporting and consumption of alcohol in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

3.     Each tourist request alcohol license will be issued a code of conduct leaflet in regard to alcohol consumption, as the UAE has strict laws (SHARIA LAW) in this regard.

4.     There is no fee/charges, tourist can shop right away.

UAE Tourism code of conduct:

Tourist code of conduct

Also Read: Dating Rules in Dubai

Important Reminders about drinking alcohol in UAE:

1.     Do not drink alcohol in UAE if you are under 21.
2.     Purchase alcohol only from the licensed stores and should only be consumed at licensed premises or at home.
3.     No drunk driving, this is a zero tolerance policy.
4.     During the holy month of Ramadan, alcohol can only be purchased after sundown,
5.     No alcohol in public places.
6.     Sharjah government does not allow anyone to drink alcohol in its state.