About the ABC Commission
North Carolina is one of 17 control states and a member of the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association . As an agency under the Department of Public Safety, it is our overall objective to provide uniform control over the sale, purchase, transportation, manufacture, consumption and possession of alcoholic beverages in the state.
We have prepared a brief background history of our control system. You will find our Web Site to be user friendly, easy to operate, and most importantly, organized to provide the information you are seeking.
This web site is frequently updated. If you cannot find what you need, please Contact Us and a timely response will be provided. Please report any operational or technical problem to the same e-mail address.