What We do

The Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) regulates the retail sale and micro-manufacturing of liquor in the province.


Recognised by the Public as leading the reduction of alcohol related harms through effective regulation of the retail of liquor in the Western Cape.


• In the public interest optimally regulate the liquor industry.

• Lead and promote the role of the public to reduce the impact of alcohol related harms.

• Effective and sustainable utilisation of resources to reduce the burden on the fiscus.


In the execution of our mandate and functions, the Authority places great reliance on the following values:

• Accountability
  We take responsibility.

• Caring
  To care for those we serve and work with.

• Competence
  The ability and capacity to do the job we were employed to do.

• Integrity
  To be honest and do the right thing.

• Innovation
  To be open to new ideas and develop creative solutions to problems in a resourceful way.

• Responsiveness
  To serve the needs of our citizens and employees.

(021) 204-9805/9700
3rd floor, Sunbel Building
3 Old Paarl Road, Bellville 7530
Private Bag X6
Sanlamhof, Bellville 7532
Mon - Fri 08.00 – 16.00
Saturday & Sunday Closed