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response to the removal of restrictions on licensed businesses ABC details regulatory relief that will be extended or rescinded.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

Renewal Fee Waiver

Specified on-sale licensees may be eligible for fee waivers of licenses with expiration dates between March 1, 2021, and February 28, 2023.

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

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…

ABC Announces On-Sale Liquor Licenses for Alpine County

Eric Hirata, Director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), announced authorization for the issuance of one (1) new on-sale general licenses for bona fide public eating places in Alpine County, as authorized in Section 23827 of the Business & Professions Code…

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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