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Alcohol Permit and License Applications

 

Alcohol Beverage Permit and License Applications 
State / Localities Application Form Title / Description License Fee
Alabama

How-To

How to apply for licenses

 

Pre-Application

In-State ABC Licensing & Compliance Division Pre-Application

Varies

Types

License types and fees. Contact the Licensing division office to obtain information on applying for an ABC license.

Manufacturer: $500

Liquor Wholesale: $500

Wholesale Beer Only: $550

Wholesale table wine only: $550

Alaska

AB-00

New Alcohol Liquor License Application

New Application: $500

Fingerprinting: $48.25/person

Wholesale-General: $2000

Wholesale-Malt beverage and Wine: $200

401

Alcoholic Beverage Tax License Application (Apply on Alaska DoR)

Unknown

Arizona

License Types

Liquor License Application Kits

Varies
Arkansas

Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division Online Permit Renewals

Types of Permits that cannot renew online: Wine Shipping, Non-Resident Beer, Small Farm Wine - Manufacturer's

Unknown

Non-Resident Beer

Application for Non-Resident Beer Sellers Permit

$350-$2000

Supplier

Application for Supplier’s Permit

Unknown

Wine Shipping

Application for Wine Shipping Permit

Unknown

California

ABC-239

License/Permit Application

Unknown

Type 18

Distilled Spirits Wholesaler

$702

Type 17

Beer and Wine Wholesaler

$415

Apply

CA ABC License application main page

 

Types

All Alcohol License applications

Varies
Colorado

DR-8409

Colorado Liquor or Fermented Malt Beverage Public Transportation, Wholesale, Manufacturer, Importer License Application

Application for new license: $1100

Plus:

Wholesale Liquor $550

Wholesale Beer $550

Apply

Apply or Renew online

 
Connecticut BT-100 Application for Permission to Import Into Connecticut Alcoholic  

Beer or Liquor

Wholesaler Liquor or Wholesaler Beer Permit Application

Liquor: $2750

Beer: $1100

Beer

Out-of-State  Shipper's Permit for Beer

With Wholesale Permit: $190

Without Wholesale Permit: $1350

Liquor

Out-of-State  Shipper's Permit for Alcoholic Liquor

With Wholesale Permit: $190

Without Wholesale Permit: $1350

Wine

Out-of-State Retailer Shipper’s Permit for Wine

$415

Types

All Alcohol License applications

Varies

Delaware

Delaware Liquor License

Liquor License information. Contact Delaware OABCC to apply.

$7500 liquor

$3000 beer

$3000 wine

District of Columbia

ABC Licensing

Alcoholic Beverage Liquor License Application

$75 + Varies

Class A Wholesale

Permitted to sell and deliver beer, wine and spirits to another District alcohol licensee or U.S. dealer. Permitted to sell beer and wine to a consumer. (In ABC App.)   

$5200 + $75 one time

Class B Wholesale

Permitted to sell and deliver beer and wine to another District alcohol licensee, U.S. dealer or to a consumer. (In ABC App.)    

$2600 + $75 one time

Florida

ABT Licensing

Apply, Renew, and Manage License  

DBPR ABT-6001

Distributors – Alcoholic Beverages

Distributor of Beer, Wine, and Liquor $4000 per establishment or branch

Distributor of Beer, Wine, and Liquor in counties with a population of 15,000 or less $1000 per establishment or branch

Distributor of Beer and Wine $1250 per establishment or branch

Distributor of Alcoholic Beverages in Dry Counties $1250 per establishment or branch

Distributor of Sacramental Wines $50

Georgia

In-state Wholesalers and distributors

Guidelines for obtaining an in-state wholesale/distributor license. (Apply on Tax Center)

$500 wine

$500 malt bev.

$1000 distilled spirits

Hawaii

BB-1

Basic Business Application

$2.50 liquor dealer

Idaho

BWA EFO00111

Idaho Beer and Wine Tax Permit Application

Unknown

Beer and Wine

Beer and Wine License Application

Beer: $50

Wine by bottle: $100

Wine by Glass: $100

Keg of beet To-Go: $20

Liquor

Liquor license application

$50

Wholesale

Wholesale License Application

Wholesale Beer: $300

Distributor Wine: $300

Fingerprinting: $33.25/person

Processing: 3% of entire fee + $1

Illinois

IL 095-0015-A

Application For State Of Illinois Distributor, Importing Distributor, Foreign Importer Liquor License

4,500,000 gallons or less: $450.00

more than 4,500,000 gallons but less than 11,250,000 gallons: $1,450.00

11,250,000 gallons or more: $2,200.00

Indiana

SF 56885

Manufacturer or Wholesaler New Permit Application

$4000 for 2 year wholesaler

102

Beer Wholesaler (in SF65885)

$4000 for 2 year wholesaler

203

Liquor Wholesaler (in SF65885)

$4000 for 2 year wholesaler

302

Wine Wholesaler (in SF65885)

$4000 for 2 year wholesaler

307

Micro Wine Wholesaler (in SF65885)

$4000 for 2 year wholesaler

502

Malt Wholesaler (in SF65885)

$4000 for 2 year wholesaler

Applications and Forms

Alcohol Beverage Applications and Forms

Varies

Types

All Alcohol License application types

Varies

Kansas

ABC-800

Kansas Liquor License Application

Wine Distributor: $2000

Beer Distributor: $2000

Spirits Distributor: $2000

New Application Fee: $30/each

Modernization Fee: $20/each

Kansas ABC

Apply for all Licenses and Permits online through Kansas ABC portal

(Online payments add $1.50 for e-check or 2.5% for credit/debit card use)

Business Tax

Applicants are required to register for business taxes before applying for liquor licenses. Apply online.

 

License and Permits

Liquor Licenses and Permit information

 
Kentucky

ABC Basic App.

Basic application for alcoholic beverage license

$250 initial plus $50 per category

Kentucky ABC Portal

Apply for and renew all licenses through the Kentucky ABC online portal

 

Guide

New applicant or licensee guide to eservices portal

 

ABC FAQs

Department of alcoholic beverage control FAQS

 
Louisiana

Wholesale

Alcoholic Beverage Wholesale Dealer Application

$2500

Maine

Wholesale

Wholesale Malt Beverage and Wine Application

Malt Liquor: $600

Table Wine: $600

Filing fee: $10

Maryland

COM-FED/RLS-367

Application for manufacturer and wholesaler license

Beer Wine & Liquor: $2,000.00

Wine & Liquor: $1,750.00

Beer & Wine: $1,500.00

Beer: $1,250.00

Wine: $1,250.00

Limited Wine: $50.00

Limited Beer: $50.00

Liquor: $100.00

Application fee: $200

Massachusetts

ABCC

Alcoholic Beverages Wholesaler License (Apply on ePLACE Portal)

All Alcohol $10,000 each

Wine and Malt >10,000 gallons $5,000 each

Wine and Malt > 7,500 <10,000 gallons $4,000 each

Wine and Malt < 7,500 gallons $3,500 each

Sacramental Wines $3,000 each

Apply

Apply for Wholesale and distributor licenses online through Massachusetts ePLACE Portal

 
Michigan

LCC-175

Wholesaler License and Permit Application

Wholesaler: $300

Vehicles: $50/each after the first $300

Filing fee: $75

Fingerprinting: Required, but unknown

Types

All license types and information

Varies

Minnesota

Wholesale

Application for a Wholesale intoxicating liquor license.

Wine: surety bond $5,000, and the $3,750 licensing fee

Malt Beverage: surety bond $1,000, and the $1,000 licensing fee

Liquor: surety bond $10,000, and the $15,000 licensing fee

Mississippi

Beer permit

Required to sell beer

$100/county annually

Apply

Apply for permit online through Mississippi TAP

 

All licenses

All license/permits. Most are retail, brewing, and specialty. Beer wholesale is available, but Mississippi is the liquor wholesaler.

Varies

Missouri ATC Alcohol Control $500.00

Wholesale alcohol

Liquor Wholesale Solicitor (Spirits, Wine and Beer)

$500

Montana

WHOLAPP

Beer Wholesaler and/or Table Wine Distributor License Form

Beer: $400

Table Wine: $400

Combined application: $800

Processing fee: $200

Fingerprinting: $30/person

Nebraska

Form 128

Liquor License

Beer: $545

Liquor: $795

Bond: $5000

Application fee: $45

Nevada

LTD-06

Liquor License Application

Wine, beer, & spirits $250 + $50000 bond

Beer $75 + $10000 bond

New Hampshire

Apply

Apply for liquor licenses online through NH Online licensing portal.

 
New Jersey

POSSE

Apply for all License online at POSSE Online Licensing System

 
New Mexico

Wholesale

Wholesale Liquor License Application

$200 app fee + possible $50 resident agent fee

+$1000 beer

+$750 wine

+$1500 beer and wine

+$1500 spirits

+$1750 spirits and wine

+$2500 beer, spirits, wine

New York

TP-215

Application for Registration as a Distributor of Alcoholic Beverages

Unknown

Apply online

Apply for all wholesale license on New York Business Express Wizard

 

CO-105

Wholesale Beer License (Apply on Wizard)

$1,460

CD-304

Cider Wholesaler License (Apply on Wizard)

$525

WW-303

Wholesale Wine License (Apply on Wizard)

$3,760

LL-203

Wholesale Liquor License (Apply on Wizard)

$27,280

BC-104

Wholesale Cider License (Apply on Wizard)

$150

North Carolina

18B-1107

Wine Wholesaler Permit

$300

18B-1109

Malt Beverage Wholesaler Permit

$300

North Dakota SFN 11066 Application for a State Retail Alcoholic Beverage License  

Apply online

Apply for alcohol licenses online at NdTAP

 

Information

Alcohol Tax Information

 

Types

All forms for all applications and renewals

Varies

Ohio

Form 4176

Application for Class B Distributor Permit

$124-$3125 + $100 processing fee

Types

All applications & forms for new liquor permits

Varies

Oklahoma

BAW-1

Beer and wine license application

$525

ILA-1

Beer distributor checklist

$1750

ABLE:

Wine and Spirits Wholesale

$5500

Oregon

OLCC LLA

Liquor License Application. Submit by email or mail.

Collected at later date

Wholesale

Wholesale Malt Beverage and Wine License information. Fill OLCC LLA to apply

$550

Pennsylvania

Licensing website

Alcohol control state, contact the Bureau of Licensing to obtain a license.

Unknown

Rhode Island

Wholesale

Initial Wholesaler/Manufacturer License

Wholesale Class A: $2,000 (Beer & Wine Only)

Wholesale Class B: $4,000 (Beer, Wine & Spirits)

Filing Fee: $500

South Carolina

Licenses

Alcohol Beverage Licensing  

ABL-902C

Application For In-State Brewery, Winery, Liquor Manufacturer And Beer, Wine, And/Or Liquor Wholesaler

Beer or Wine wholesale: $2,200 biennially + $300 filing fee

Liquor wholesale: $20,000 biennially + $200 filing fee

South Dakota

Liquor Licenses

Online Services  

Wholesale

Wholesalers License (Apply on SD DoR)

Wine/spirits/malt beverages: $5000

Malt beverages only: $400

+$50000 surety bond

Apply

Apply online at SD DoR

 
Tennessee

Apply online

Apply for all Licenses and Permits online through Tennessee TABC

 

Wholesaler

A wholesaler license allows you to sell liquor, wine and high gravity beer to a licensed on-premise or off-premise retailer. (Apply on TABC)

Unknown

Types

All forms for all applications and renewals

Varies

Texas

TABC

TABC License and Permit Types  

General Distribution (BB)

Authorizes the distribution of malt beverages.

Unknown

Branch Distributor (BC)

authorizes a general distributor to expand its distributing business to additional locations in any Texas county where the sale of malt beverages is legal.

Unknown

Wholesaler (W)

Authorizes the distribution of distilled spirits and wine.

Unknown

Class B Wholesale (X)

Authorizes the distribution of wine

Unknown

Apply online

Apply for new licenses online through AIMS portal.

 

TABC License hub

Home page to apply, renew, and check status and information.

 

License and Permit types

Links for all Manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, retail applications

Varies

Utah

Beer Wholesale

Application for Beer Wholesale License

$2300 initial + $300 application fee

Wholesale applications

Wholesale and industry applications

Varies

Vermont

Form Wholesaler Dealer

Wholesale Dealer’s License

$1245

Types

All forms for all applications and renewals

Varies

Virginia

Industry License App. Form 804

Application for Industry license. For Breweries, distilleries, wholesalers, and importers

Beer Wholesaler: $1005-$2010

Wine Wholesaler: $240-$2400

Beer Wholesale

Beer Wholesaler License Information (Apply on Wizard)

Beer Wholesaler: $1005-$2010

Wine Wholesale

Wine Wholesaler License Information (Apply on Wizard)

Wine Wholesaler: $240-$2400

Wizard

Virginia ABC Licensing Wizard

 

Industry Licensing

Industry license types and information

Varies

Washington

In-State

Apply for an In-State Liquor License

Spirits Dist: $1,320

Beer Distributor: $660

Wine Distributor: $660

Out-of-state

Apply for an Out-of-State Non-Retail License Online

Ship to retailers: $100/alcohol type

Certificate of approval: $200/alcohol type

Importing: $200/alcohol type

Apply online

Applications for Liquor Licensing are done online through Washington DoR Portal

 

Types

All license types and information

Varies

West Virginia

Form ABCA-WS-3W

Non-Retail Wine License Application

Wine Distributor: $2,500 + $100 operational fee

Form ABCA-NONRETAIL-BEERAPP

Non-Retail Nonintoxicating Beer License Application

Beer Distributor: $1,000 + $100 operational fee

License Info

West Virginia ABC Licensing Information

 

Types

All Alcohol License applications

Varies

Wisconsin

AB-115

Wisconsin Liquor / Wine Permit Application

$1000 + $20 Business Tax Reg. Fee

Types

All Alcohol License applications

Varies

Wyoming

Malt Beverage Wholesale

Wholesale Malt Beverage License Application

$250

Manufacturer/importer

Manufacturer/Rectifier or Importer License Application

$250

Wine Direct Shipper

New Out-of-State Wine Shipper License Application

$50

License Renew

Renewal of liquor license or permit application

 

Liquor Division

Wyoming DoR Liquor Division

 

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