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Restaurant Licensing Resource Centre

A Resource Centre which provides user-friendly assistance and general information on restaurant licensing has come into operation. Information materials in the form of photographs, booklets and leaflets provided by the Buildings Department, Fire Services Department, Environmental Protection Department and this Department are on display in the Centre to enhancing applicants' understanding of the licensing procedures and the roles and responsibilities of the key parties.

The Resource Centre is situated in the Kowloon Licensing Office of this Department at 4/F, Pei Ho Street Municipal Services Building, 333 Kilung Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon. Health Inspector will be on duty in the Centre to answer questions from prospective applicants.

The opening hours are:

Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm to 5:45 pm

Saturday / Sunday / Public Holiday: Closed

Telephone enquiries : 2958 0694

Licence Issuing Offices

Licence Issuing Offices have been set up at the three Licensing Offices (Hong Kong & Islands, Kowloon and the New Territories) to:

  1. handle the collection of fees and the issue of newly issued / renewal / amendment / duplicate of licences / permits; and
  2. issue provisional food business licences / karaoke establishment permits.

To improve customer service, the applicants / licensees / permittees may obtain the licence / permit at any of the three Licence Issuing Offices after submitting the required documents and paying the licence / permit fees.

Notes for Provisional Licence Applicants

Applicants (or their authorized persons) for provisional licences may approach in person over counter at any of the three Licence Issuing Offices to complete the procedures for provisional licences issued within one working day. Details are as follows: