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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I apply for a liquor license online?
Currently ABC is not able to process applications online. We will release new functionalities as they become available. Please subscribe to our mailing list to stay informed of all our latest news including Licensing Services updates.
What types of licenses can be renewed on the Licensing Services Portal?
All Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control license types will be eligible to be renewed online using the Licensing Services Portal as long as the license is active, being paid timely, and in its respective renewal phase.
What is a Renewal Fee Waiver?
Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a relief package that authorizes ABC to waive license renewal fees for eligible licensees. Review the Requirements and Guidelines for detailed information. The criteria for fee waivers is as follows:
- The license type shall be one of the following: 02, 23, duplicate 23, 40, 41, 42, 47, duplicate 47, 48, duplicate 48, 49, duplicate 49, 50, 51, 52, 57, duplicate 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 64, 68, 69, 71, duplicate 71, 72, duplicate 72, 74, 75, duplicate 75, 76, duplicate 76, 77, 78, duplicate 78, 83, 86, 87, duplicate 87, 99; and
- The license shall have been active during the period from March 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020, inclusive; and
- The licensed premises’ primary operation was disrupted by health and safety restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic;
- For 02 licensees only: In addition to the above criteria, I certify that under the above license number, produced less than 100,000 gallons of wine in fiscal year 2020-2021, and that I will submit the accurate production volume on my winegrowers annual report.
How do I get a copy of my RBS certification?
ABC is not issuing physical or downloadable RBS certificates. Once you complete training and pass your certification exam, your status on your dashboard will be updated to Certified. Your Server ID number and status are located in the “Server Certificate Details” box on your server dashboard.