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BC liquor & cannabis licensing

Did you know that close to 90% of applications in BC are deemed incomplete? Competition is growing at an all time high; therefore, there are more applications than ever before. The applications that are well thought-out, complete, and easy to review are the ones that get approved quicker. If you need a liquor license in BC, a retail cannabis license, our understanding of retail strategy services, increases your approval timelines.

BC liquor license applications

Obtaining (and maintaining) a liquor license in BC isn’t easy, unless you work with Thrive! Our skilled liquor license consultants are well-versed in BC liquor licensing rules and regulations and understand how to identify application and operational red flags that will result in application delays and possible enforcement issues.

A BC liquor license application isn’t simply a form that you fill out and mail in. The application process is arduous and includes a laundry-list of requirements, from background information on business owners and partners, municipal licensing and building codes, right down to your business’s floor plan. Failure to fulfill just one requirement can result in extreme delays and possible rejection of your liquor license application.

Liquor manufactures, agents, importers and exporters

If you want to manufacture liquor in BC as a vintner, micro-brewer or distiller, import or export alcohol, or represent a manufacturer (act as an agent), a license is required. License application approval depends on vast knowledge of frequently-changing licensing requirements, attention to detail and an understanding of what an “approval-worthy” licensing application looks like from the government’s perspective.

Our BC liquor licensing consultants navigate the complexities for you and increase the chances of your application being approved.

BC liquor license applications

Obtaining (and maintaining) a liquor license in BC isn’t easy, unless you work with Thrive! Our skilled liquor license consultants are well-versed in BC liquor licensing rules and regulations and understand how to identify application and operational red flags that will result in application delays and possible enforcement issues.

A BC liquor license application isn’t simply a form that you fill out and mail in. The application process is arduous and includes a laundry-list of requirements, from background information on business owners and partners, municipal licensing and building codes, right down to your business’s floor plan. Failure to fulfill just one requirement can result in extreme delays and possible rejection of your liquor license application.

BC retail cannabis licensing & strategy

Retail cannabis licensing is as equally complex as liquor licensing in BC. Retailers must fulfill numerous strict requirements to do business in this new and emerging market, including background checks, floor layout, detailed security and storage plans, municipal licensing, land-use requirements, and more.

We also provide retail liquor and cannabis consulting to Alberta businesses and liquor consulting to USA businesses.


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