Get a Liquor License in Alaska

 

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In Alaska liquor licenses are overseen by the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.  The Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is a regulatory and quasi-judicial agency for control of the manufacture, barter, possession, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the state of Alaska.  Depending upon your need, there are several requirements to obtaining a Liquor License in the State of Alaska.  The complete license instructions can be found here (link opens in a new window)

Basic requirements to obtain a liquor license in Alaska:

  1. New Liquor License Application (Signed and notarized)
  2. Posting Affidavit (Signed and notarized after 10-day posting of application)
  3. Proof Of Advertising (Publishers affidavit from newspaper or radio)
  4. Proof Of Right, Title Or Interest (Lease, rental contract, or recorded property deed in applicant’s name)
  5. Statement Of Financial Interest (Signed & notarized)
  6. Certificate Of Incorporation (If applicant is a corporation) OR Certificate Of Organization (If applicant is a limited liability company) see Division of Corporation website http://www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/
    OR
    Partnership Agreement (If applicant is a partnership)
  7. Detailed Diagram Of Premises To Be Licensed
  8. Fingerprint Cards (Required of all applicants, affiliates {spouse or significant other of an Individual applicant}; persons owning 10% or more shares/membership of an organized entity {Corporation; Limited Liability Organization}; officers/directors/managers of an organized entity)
  9. License Fee
  10. Application/Filing Fee ($100)
  11. Alcohol Server Training Certification
  12. Menu [Required for all restaurant/eating place license applications; restaurant designation permit applications; and/or applications filed under AS 04.11.400(d)]

License Types:

  • The beverage dispensary license allows the holder to sell all types of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the licensed premises only.
  • The restaurant or eating place license allows the owner of a bona fide restaurant to sell beer and wine for consumption on the licensed premises only.
  • The club license allows a private social, fraternal or patriotic organization to sell alcoholic beverages to its members for consumption on the licensed premises only.
  • pub license allows the holder to sell beer and wine at a premises located on the campus of a college or university for consumption on the licensed premises only.
  • recreational site license allows the sale of beer and wine at a recreational site during and one hour before and after a recreational event for consumption on designated areas of the site only.
  • common carrier license allows the sale of alcoholic beverages aboard a vehicle, boat, aircraft or railroad buffet car licensed for passenger travel.
  • package store license allows the holder to sell any kind of alcoholic beverages for consumption off the licensed premises.

Fees:

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board new license fee is US $100.00.

Regulations:

The complete Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Regulations can be found here.

Regulating Agency:

Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
2400 Viking Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Telephone: (907) 269-0350
Fax: (907) 334-2285

Web: http://commerce.alaska.gov/dnn/abc/Home.aspx