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    Home delivery of alcohol allowed in Mumbai: How to apply for a liquor permit in Maharashtra

    Home delivery of alcohol allowed in Mumbai: How to apply for a liquor permit in Maharashtra

    Home delivery of alcohol allowed in Mumbai: How to apply for a liquor permit in Maharashtra
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    The Maharashtra government has allowed home delivery of liquor in Mumbai, however, over-the-counter sale is not permitted. According to the rules, shopkeepers will deliver liquor only to those customer who have a liquor permit and no delivery will be allowed in containment zones.

    The Maharashtra government has allowed home delivery of liquor in Mumbai, however, over-the-counter sale is not permitted. According to the rules, shopkeepers will deliver liquor only to those customer who have a liquor permit and no delivery will be allowed in containment zones.
    For home delivery, e-commerce platforms can be used by the liquor shops. "This order shall be operational from midnight of 22.05.2020 at 00.00 hours," the government notification read:
    So, first of all you will require a liquor permit to purchase alcohol in Mumbai. Here's the procedure for applying for a lifetime permit for purchasing, possession and consumption of foreign liquor in Maharashtra.
    2. Click on: New User ? Register Here button
    3. Create your login
    4. After Login Select Home Department
    5. Inside Home Department Select Sub Department As State Excise Department
    6. Select “Permit for purchase, possession, transport, use and consumption of Foreign Liquor and Country Liquor in the State of Maharashtra (Annual or lifelong Permit) i.e. license in Form FL-XC granted under the Mumbai Foreign Liquor Rules,1953”
    7. You will be taken to https://exciseservices.mahaonline.gov.in/. Select Point 11 for F.L X-C
    8. Enter the details required. Click submit.
    9. Upload Photo, Signature, Aadhar Card. Click submit.
    10. Make Payment.
    Once you have made the payment, you will receive a notification with the application number. You can check the site after a few days to receive a photo ID card of the permit. Once you have the permit, you can order for alcohol from the nearest store or online, if e-commerce platforms commence delivery in Mumbai.
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