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Alcohol Permit Requirements by State


The following reference information is provided for your convenience only.

If you are hauling a Convoy load which requires that the carrier have a state issued alcohol movement permit, please use the table below to find permit requirement and contact information for the relevant issuing agency in the state you will be picking up, delivering, or transporting through. These agencies will be able to provide the most up to date requirements. 

Detailed Resources for NY, MD, KY and NJ coming soon!




State Permit Type Within From To Through Agency Phone Number
ALABAMA           Alabama ABC Board, Enforcement Division, Montgomery, AL 334-271-3840
ARIZONA           Arizona Dept of Liquor, Licenses & Control, Phoenix, AZ 602-542-5141
ARKANSAS   x x x x Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, Little Rock, AR 501-682-1105
COLORADO           Dept of Revenue, Liquor Enforcement Division, Lakewood, CO 303-205-2300
CONNECTICUT Annual x x x   Dept of Consumer Protection, Division of Liquor Control, Hartford, CT 860-713-6200
DELAWARE           Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement, Wilmington, DE 302-577-5210
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   x   x   Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Admin., Washington, DC 202-442-4423
FLORIDA           Dept of Business & Professional Regulation, Tallahassee, Fl 904-488-8288
GEORGIA           Dept of Revenue, Alcohol & Tobacco Tax Division, Atlanta, GA 404-417-4870
IDAHO           Dept of Law Enforcement, Alcohol Beverage Control, Meridian, ID 208-884-7060
ILLINOIS           Illinois Liquor Control Commission, Chicago, IL 312-814-2206
INDIANA Annual x x x x Indiana Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Indianapolis, IN 317-232-2463
IOWA           Iowa Liquor Commission, Alcohol Beverages Division, Ankeny, IA 515-281-7400
KANSAS           Kansas Dept of Revenue, Alcoholic Beverage Control, Topeka, KS 785-296-7015
KENTUCKY   x x x x Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Frankfort, KY 502-564-4850
LOUISIANA           Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, Baton Rouge, LA 225-925-4041
MAINE           Dept of Public Safety, Alcohol Control Board, Augusta, ME 207-264-7222
MARYLAND Annual x x x x Regulatory & Enforcement Div, Alcohol & Tobacco Tax Bureau, Annapolis, MD 410-260-7314
MASSACHUSETTS Annual x x x   Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, Boston, MA 617-727-3040 ext#21
MICHIGAN           Liquor Control Commission, Licensing & Enforcement Div, Lansing, MI 517-322-1415
MINNESOTA           Minnesota Liquor Control Division, St. Paul, MN 651-296-6979
MISSISSIPPI           Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, Madison, MS 601-856-1300
MISSOURI           Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, Jefferson City, MO 573-751-5444
MONTANA           Montana Dept of Revenue, Liquor Division, Helena, MT 406-444-6900
NEBRASKA           Nebraska Liquor Control Division, Lincoln, NE 402-471-2571
NEVADA           Dept of Taxation, Revenue Division, Carson City, NV 775-648-2000
NEW HAMPSHIRE Annual x x x   New Hampshire State Liquor Commission, Concord, NH 603-271-3521
NEW MEXICO Three-Year x x x x Alcohol and Gaming Division, Regulation & Licensing Dept, Santa Fe, NM 505-827-7066
NEW JERSEY Annual or Single Trip x x x   Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Dept of Law & Public Safety, Trenton, NJ 609-984-2830
NEW YORK Annual x x x   New York State Liquor Authority District Office, Albany, NY 518-474-3114
NORTH CAROLINA Permanent x x x x Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, Raleigh, NC 919-779-0700
NORTH DAKOTA           Office of the State Tax Commissioner, Alcohol Tax Section, Bismarck, ND 701-328-4576
OHIO Annual x x x   Ohio Dept of Commerce, Division of Liquor Control, Reynoldsburg, OH 614-644-2556
OKLAHOMA Annual x x x x Oklahoma Alcoholic Bev. Laws Enforcement Commission, Oklahoma City, OK 405-521-3484
OREGON           Public Utilities Commission, Salem, OR 503-378-5985
PENNSYLVANIA Annual x x x   Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Bureau of Licensing, Harrisburg, PA 717-783-8250
RHODE ISLAND           Dept of Business Regulation, Comml Licensing, Providence, RI 401-222-2562
SOUTH CAROLINA           Dept of Revenue & Taxation, Alcohol Control Board, Columbia, SC 803-737-5000
SOUTH DAKOTA Annual x x x   Dept of Revenue & Regulation, Special Taxes Division, Pierre, SD 605-773-3311
TENNESSEE           Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Nashville, TN 615-741-1602
TEXAS Two-Year x x x   Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Capitol Station, Austin, TX 512-206-3333
UTAH           Dept of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Salt Lake City, UT 801-977-6800
VERMONT           Dept of Liquor Control, Montpelier, VT 802-828-2339
VIRGINIA Permanent x x x x Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority 804-213-4525
WASHINGTON           State of Washington, Liquor Control Board, Olympia, WA 360-664-1600
WEST VIRGINIA Annual x x x x West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Admin, Licensing Div, Charleston, WV 304-558-2481
WISCONSIN           Wisconsin Dept of Revenue, Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement, Madison, WI 608-266-3969
WYOMING           Wyoming Liquor Division, Cheyenne, WY 307-777-7231
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