State Liquor License Agencies

State by State Resource for Applying for a Liquor License

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No matter where you decide to open a new restaurant, if plan to serve any kind of liquor you will need a license (at least in the United States). Liquor laws come vary from state to state, and even from county to county. Here is a list of current links to liquor licensing information, organized by state.

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada* all liquor licenses are through the individual county in Nevada.


New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming