ABL license directory
Welcome to the ABL licensing directory. This page will help you find the ABL licenses and permits you need to lawfully manufacture and produce, import, distribute, sell, and serve alcohol from your business, events, private functions, and more.
Applying for licenses and permits
See why applying online is fast and easy using the SCDOR's free tax portal, MyDORWAY:
- Automatic checkpoints help you avoid errors that are commonly found on paper applications.
- ABL applications are automatically submitted to the SCDOR for processing once you complete it on MyDORWAY - no need to mail or deliver paper applications to our offices!
Some ABL licenses and permits require you to first obtain a Retail License from the SCDOR - including those listed on the Application for Retail Beer, Wine, and Liquor (ABL-901). After your Retail License has been issued, you must log in to MyDORWAY to apply for these licenses and permits.
Select a license below to see license-specific application instructions and requirements.
Licenses & Permits
Select a category below to see license and permit specific requirements, fees, and FAQs.
Frequently asked questions about ABL licensing
Select a category below to see commonly asked questions and their answers.
Look up an ABL License or Sales Tax Retail License on MyDORWAY
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