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.

The period for comments on the Eastern Cape Liquor Bill, 2016 closed on 18 May 2017. No further comments will be accepted.




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

Eastern Cape Liquor commemorates international FAS day in Mdantsane

To: All Media Media Invite 30 August 2018 Eastern Cape Liquor commemorates international FAS day in Mdantsane The Eastern Cape Liquor Board in partnership with FAS Facts & Distell will commemorate the international Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day (FAS) in Mdantsane....

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Alcohol harm reduction campaign launched in East London

Partnership in Action EAST LONDON, August (ANA) – Non-profit organisation, Association for alcohol responsibility and education (AWARE), committed R20 million to its partnerships with South Africa’s Provincial Liquor Boards to come closer to achieving their vision of alcohol harm reduction....

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Alcohol programme launched: NGO, EC Liquor Board collaborate to educate about dangers of abuse

By Zisanda Nkonkobe – 08 August 2018,Daily Dispatch The Eastern Cape Liquor Board, together with Aware.org, launched an alcohol harm reduction programme at the East London Golf Course on Tuesday, with, from left, Eastern Cape Liquor Board CEO Khanyile Maneli,...

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