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Liquor Producer or Importer License authorizes the shipment of liquor to a designated liquor representative within the state and the subsequent sale of liquor to a licensed South Carolina wholesaler.
Liquor Producer or Importer License must be renewed by August 31 of even years.
Learn more about the renewal schedule.
First, it's important for you to review the general
ABL applicant requirements listed on the ABL license directory page to make sure you are eligible to apply.
When you’re ready to apply, we recommend submitting your application using our free online tax portal,
MyDORWAY. It’s faster and easier than completing a paper application, and you don’t have to worry about mail processing or making a trip to one of our offices.
The fastest, easiest way to submit these forms and apply for a
Liquor Producer or Importer License is by using our free online tax portal,
If you have assumed control of a business that sells beer and wine under a valid
7 Day Winery Permit, you must apply for your own permit. While your application is being considered by the SCDOR, you can apply for a 120-day temporary license. You must apply for the 120-day temporary license at the same time you submit the application for the permanent license. This license allows you to continue selling beer and wine for 120 days while your permanent license application is under SCDOR review.
Review the FAQs below for answers to frequently asked questions about the Liquor Producer or Importer License. Our
Liquor and Operating an ABL Business pages have additional helpful information.