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New Law Requiring Bars Serving Spirits to Offer Drug Testing Devices to Take Effect July 1

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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

ABC Will Announce New Liquor License Authorizations Next Month

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) will be announcing the authorization for the issuance of new on-sale general and off-sale general licenses, and authorization for the intercounty transfer of on-sale general and off-sale general…

ABC Advocates for a Safe and Responsible Independence Day

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) encourages the public to celebrate the Fourth of July responsibly by designating a sober driver for celebrations involving alcohol. Licensees can help keep the public safe by checking IDs…

ABC Encourages the Public to Observe Memorial Day Safely

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is encouraging the public to designate a sober driver or utilize a rideshare/taxi service before participating in any activities where alcohol is involved this Memorial Day weekend. The department is…

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 »