Permits & Product Compliance
Starting December 1st, 2013 applicants must submit fingerprint cards with each application submitted to the North Carolina ABC Commission for permits.
Permit applicants visiting the ABC
Commission must arrive between 8:00AM and 3:00PM to be seen by a permit
If arriving after 3:00pm, you may leave your completed permit
application packet with the receptionist and your temporary permit will be
mailed or faxed to you.
To ensure Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) can complete the application investigation promptly, please keep copies of all documentation submitted on site (business location) when applying for permits.
This division reviews and processes all permit applications for retail activity (restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, etc.) The division also processes applications for Special One Time permits which are issued to tax-exempt non-profit or political organizations for fundraising events and Limited Special Occasion permits
for individuals or groups hosting functions (wedding receptions, company parties,
This division reviews and processes all permit applications for commercial activity
involving malt beverage and wine
products. All malt beverage and wine products sold in North Carolina are approved
in this division.
For more information or questions regarding ABC permits,
please contact us