Eighth Notice of Regulatory Relief

In response to the removal of restrictions on licensed businesses ABC details regulatory relief that will be extended or rescinded.

Beer Vats

Responsible Beverage Service Portal

Find authorized training providers and take ABC’s online test all on ABC’s RBS Portal.

LEAD Training for Off-Sale Licensees

This training is specifically designed for members of the alcoholic beverage industry who work in off-sale locations such as stores and sell alcohol to patrons for off-site consumption.

News & Updates

ABC is Awarded a Grant to Increase Safety through Community Outreach

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has announced it will administer a $398,000 grant to help reduce impaired driving and continue the effort to lower the number of Californians killed or injured in DUI crashes. The grant was awarded…

ABC Awarded Grant to Increase Public Safety in California

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) today announced it has been awarded a $2.8 million grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The grant will fund several departmental programs…

ABC Agents Will be out Enforcing Alcoholic Beverage Laws During Halloween

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) announces that agents will be working in communities throughout California to make this year’s Halloween as safe as possible by utilizing ABC education and enforcement programs. ABC agents will visit ABC licensed businesses…

Let’s Keep California Teen Drivers Safe Behind the Wheel

This week, October 17-23 is National Teen Driver Safety Week and it is a great time for California teenagers and parents to talk to one another about how teenagers can travel safely on the roads, streets and highways. This week – and every week, parents should have conversations with their teens…

ABC Launches New Online Licensing Services Portal

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has launched a Licensing Services Portal to provide online services for over 90,000 licensees. “The new portal offers an easier and more efficient way for licensees to renew their licenses by paying annual fees online,” said ABC Director Eric Hirata…

Helping Communities and Assisting Businesses

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control provides the highest level of service and public safety to the people of the State through licensing, education, and enforcement.

California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

3927 Lennane Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834

Email us at headquarters@abc.ca.gov.
Call (916) 419-2500

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About Us

The Department’s workload is divided into three elements: administration, licensing, and compliance. The Department’s Headquarters in Sacramento consists of the Director’s office and other offices performing licensing, fiscal management, legal, trade practices, training, and personnel / labor relations and other administrative support functions for the Department. Read more »

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