How to Get Home Delivery of Liquor in Delhi?

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The Delhi government has allowed license holders to provide home delivery of liquor. The amended excise rules allow delivery of liquor booked via apps or websites. 

However, the important thing to note is that only stores with L-13 or L-13F licenses will be allowed to deliver liquor to your home. The neighborhood liquor store will not to allowed to provide home delivery.

The L-13 license has been amended to allow home delivery of liquor only through mobile apps or websites.

However, Delhi Government is yet to issue a license in this category. 

This step has been taken to avoid the spreading of coronavirus as we have seen crowds outside wine shops. Supreme court last year had said that to avoid the crowding at liquor stores home delivery of liquor could be considered. Soon after Maharashtra, Odisha, and West Bengal allowed home delivery of liquor via apps such as zomato, BigBasket, and Swiggy.

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Delhi Liquor Home Delivery App

Ever since the news has become public, people are looking for mobile apps through which they can get home delivery of liquor. However, at this time there is no such app. We expect an update soon.

Since such apps or websites need to acquire a license to start this service. We can also expect apps such as Amazon, Swiggy, Bigbasket, and Zomato to start liquor delivery in Delhi.

But till now there is no exact information on the apps or website to order alcohol online in Delhi. Once an announcement is made, we will update this post. Stay tuned for all the updates. 

Who can order liquor online in Delhi?

The home delivery of liquor in Delhi comes with many restrictions. In the states where online delivery is allowed buyer needs to acquire a permit before placing an order. While in some states, proof of age is required to order liquor online.

Home delivery of alcohol is subject to restrictions such as the legal age of drinking. Also, delivery will not be allowed at institutions, offices, hotels, etc. The buyer has to complete age verification as well to get home delivery of liquor. 

The Delhi government has allowed delivery of liquor only through apps and websites, liquor shops are not allowed for alcohol delivery in the capital. The licensee will provide liquor delivery only if the order is placed via an app or website. 

When Can I Get Liquor Delivery in Delhi?

The Delhi Government has amended the excise rules to make way for home delivery of liquor in the national capital.

However, liquor home delivery is available online through mobile apps and web portals which means Delhities still have to wait for some time before they start ordering liquor to their doorstep. Because a vendor needs to have an L-13 or L-13F license to start this service and the government has not issued any license in this category.

Delhi liquor home delivery official website

The government so far has not mentioned any website or app to get alcohol home delivery. The notification issued states that online home delivery of liquor is allowed via websites and apps. As already said, the government has not issued licenses in this category.

City/State List that Allows Home Delivery of Liquor

  • Chhattisgarh
  • Punjab
  • Kolkata
  • Odisha
  • Jharkhand
  • Kerala
  • Pune (Maharashtra)
  • Karnataka
  • Delhi

L-13 is not a new license category, it is already in existence but hardly any license in this category was issued because of complexities which stated that home delivery of liquor can only be provided to residences on order via Fax or Email. But now, the rules have been simplified to provide liquor delivery via apps or web portals.

With the announcement, Delhi has joined the list of states that have allowed liquor home delivery. Last year Supreme court had said that states must consider Home delivery of liquor to avoid the crowds at wine shops.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I order alcohol online in India?

The rules of alcohol delivery are different for every state. Last year, amid coronavirus, some cities such as Kolkata and Odisha allowed liquor Delivery via select apps. Recently, Delhi has also amended the Excise rules to allow liquor home delivery via apps and web portals.

Which states allow alcohol delivery in India?

Odisha, Tamil Nadu, and Punjab are a few states that have allowed liquor home delivery. Delhi is the latest state to join the list by allowing liquor delivery to license holders via apps and websites.

Which app allows alcohol delivery in Delhi?

Delhi has amended the excise laws to allow liquor delivery throughs apps and websites. However, the vendor has to acquire an L-13 license to start this service.


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