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Retail Licenses

Effective Aug. 1, 2012, Retail License Applications should be mailed to the ABC Central Office at:
Virginia ABC, 2901 Hermitage Road, P.O. Box 27491, Richmond, VA 23261-7491.

Retail Licenses allow the sale of alcohol at restaurants, hotels, convenience stores, grocery stores, gourmet shops, delicatessens, and other establishments.

Customers may apply for an ABC Retail License by downloading the application (see below for help with downloads), typing the information into the PDF document and printing, or by printing the application and filling it out by hand. Please be sure to read all instructions on the retail application thoroughly before you begin.

The retail application should be submitted by mail or in person to the ABC Central Office in Richmond. (Please note: Retail license applications may not be submitted online.)

Applicants are encouraged to contact their ABC Regional Office for additional qualification guidelines before submitting their Retail License application.

In an effort to increase efficiency, the Retail License Application has been revised effective Sept. 5, 2012.

Retail License Application: retail.pdf - Help with downloads


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