COMPLAINT FORMS AND PROCESS
File a complaint against a business, department employee, or bilingual service.
Now Accepting 2024/2025 APP Grant Applications for Local Law Enforcement Agencies Through April 1, 2024
Now Accepting APP Grant Applications for Law Enforcement
ABC’s Online Services
Create a License Administrator account to manage your license online. ABC is mailing validation codes in phases for licensees to register for an account.
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 who sell alcohol to patrons for off-site consumption.
News & Updates
Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s (ABC) catering authorization applications are now available online for the first time, permitting users to complete the form within minutes.
Home News Releases 2023 Holiday Safety Message Help Prevent DUI's and Underage Drinking by Checking Identifications This Holiday Season ABC reminds the public to designate a sober driver, use public transportation, or request a ride-hailing service. ...
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has awarded a $729,900 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Safety Administration to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The purpose of the grant…
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) encourages ABC licensees to help prevent DUIs and check identifications closely to prevent underage drinking during the holidays. ABC also wants to remind the public to have a plan…
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has ordered the revocation of the license of Cigar Box, located at 311 D Street in Marysville, after finding the establishment served alcoholic beverages to a 19-year-old on July 27. The intoxicated…
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) announced today it has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to help curb underage drinking and educate licensees about alcoholic beverage laws…
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.
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 »