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License Query System (LQS)

    Query license data using any of the following:

    • License Number
    • Business Address (A licensed location)
    • Licensee Name (An owner named on a license)
    • Business Name (Doing Business As)
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      Use the link above to search for entities holding an active Certificate of Compliance. The information is frequently updated. Please check the website for the most up to date information. Pursuant to Section 23671 of the Business and Professions Code, a beer importer shall not purchase any beer not manufactured within the state or shall not cause any beer to be transported in California for sale in the state unless the out-of-state vendor making shipment of the beer into the state holds a Certificate of Compliance issued by the Department.

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