Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of background investigation is required?

A criminal background history will be requested by the Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) agent and shared with the ABC Commission staff member familiar with the application. Applicants do not need to provide this information when applying for a retail or commercial permit. Every background history is reviewed and a decision made as to the applicant’s suitability. The Commission can consider up to ten (10) years of criminal history, character and reputation.

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