Permit Announcement

Scheduling Permit Appointments – Instructions and Information

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

As of July 12, 2021, the NC ABC Commission will begin seeing applicants, in-person by appointment only for review of retail, commercial, and one-time application packets. Appointment times will be Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. We will strictly adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Only one person will be allowed entrance into the ABC Commission to meet with the permit specialist.
  • The number of packets to be reviewed during a scheduled appointment is limited to two packets per applicant.
  • Appointment is for one hour only. Please arrive on time as additional time cannot be provided.
  • Masks are strongly recommended.

To schedule an appointment or ask questions, please contact 919-779-0700 during regular office hours. To expedite your appointment, please review the attached checklist of documents needed during your appointment. Please select the appropriate checklist at the bottom of the page based on your ownership type.

If you have questions about the type of ABC permit to apply for, please visit  

Retail Permits

Retail Permit - Individual Ownership Checklist
Retail Permit - General Partnership Checklist
Retail Permit - Limited Partnership Checklist
Retail Permit - Corporation Checklist
Retail Permit - Limited Liability Company Checklist

Commercial Permits

Commercial Permit - Individual Ownership Checklist
Commercial Permit - General Partnership Checklist
Commercial Permit - Limited Partnership Checklist
Commercial Permit - Corporation Checklist
Commercial Permit - Limited Liability Company Checklist

Other Permits

Special One Time Checklist