Eastern Cape Liquor Board

Liquor Legislation

The ECLB responds to Section 104 of the Constitution (Act 108 of 1996 as amended)

Public Education

Remember that drinking alcohol is a matter of individual judgement and accountability.

Liquor Licenses

Liquor licence-holders are expected to renew their liquor licences on an annual basis.

Welcome to the Eastern Cape Liquor Board


The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) is established in terms of the Eastern Cape Liquor Act 10 of 2003. National legislation includes the National Liquor Act 53 of 2003 and the Liquor Product Act.

The function of the ECLB is to regulate the registration of retail sales and micro manufacturing of liquor in the province. A further function of the ECLB is to advise the Member of the Executive Council of the Province for Economic Development and Environmental Affairs with regard to liquor industry matters and to exercise certain further powers contemplated in the Act.

This website is provided as part of the ECLB’s commitment to providing a professional and effective service to the industry. The licensing system has been designed to ensure fast and efficient administrative processes.

Latest News

Appointment of the new CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO ALL MEDIA 02 March 2015 EASTERN CAPE LIQUOR BOARD ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF THE NEW CEO The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) is extremely delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. KC Maneli as its new CEO,...

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Media Release Licence Renewal Deadline

 Media Release   For Immediate Release   30 January 2015   MEET THE DEADLINE FOR RENEWAL OF A LIQUOR LICENSE OR FACE CONSEQUENCES – WARNS EASTERN CAPE LIQUOR BOARD The deadline for the renewal of liquor licenses in the Eastern...

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