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Compliance Unit

Virginia ABC's Compliance Unit works with manufacturers, wholesalers, importers and out-of-state shippers in the alcoholic beverage industry. The unit is responsible for granting licenses and enforcing industry regulations, interprets applicable alcohol laws and regulations, offers training on industry matters and provides expert guidance on tied-house issues.

Senior special agents (SSA) in the Compliance Unit offer leadership and guidance, and serve as a reliable resource for the alcoholic beverage industry. For questions, contact directly the special agent assigned to your area, or the general Compliance Unit mailbox at compliance@virginiaabc.com and (804) 213-4632. If you are a citizen or retail licensee with a question regarding Virginia’s alcohol laws, please contact a special agent at the Virginia ABC regional office in your area. 


Compliance Agent

Assignment Area


Vacant—contact (804) 213-4632

Alexandria Regional Office
6308 Grovedale Dr.
Alexandria, VA 23310
Phone: (703) 313-4432
Fax: (703) 313-4444

Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park

Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William


Vacant—contact (804) 213-4632

Alexandria Regional Office
6308 Grovedale Dr.
Alexandria, VA 22310
Phone: (703) 340-1535
Fax: (703) 313-4444

Fauquier, Loudon


SSA Carl H. Williams

Roanoke Regional Office
2943-D Peters Creek Rd.
Roanoke, VA 24019
Phone: (540) 283-5867
Fax: (540) 562-3612

Bedford, Bristol, Covington, Danville, Galax, Martinsville, Norton, Radford, Roanoke, Salem

Alleghany, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Buchanan, Carroll, Craig, Dickenson, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, Wythe


SSA R. John O'Connell

Richmond Regional Office
7450 Freight Way
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Phone: (804) 213-4694
Fax: (804) 323-1055

Colonial Heights, Fredericksburg, Richmond

Amelia, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Essex, Gloucester, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King & Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Powhatan, Richmond, Stafford, Westmoreland


Vacant—contact (804) 213-4632

Chesapeake Regional Office
1103 South Military Highway
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: (757) 451-7256
Fax: (757) 424-6744

Chesapeake, Emporia, Franklin, Hampton, Hopewell, Newport News, Norfolk, Petersburg, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg

Accomack, Brunswick, Charlotte, Dinwiddie, Isle of Wight, James City, Greensville, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Northampton, Prince George, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, York


Vacant—contact (804) 213-4632

Staunton Regional Office
38 Professional Way, P.O. Box 1
Verona, VA 24482
Phone: (540) 332-7801
Fax: (540) 248-1081

Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Lynchburg, Staunton, Waynesboro, Winchester

Amherst, Augusta, Bath, Campbell, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Nelson, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Warren


SSA Jonathan Pine

Charlottesville Regional Office
630 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Ste. 260
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Phone: (434) 977-2974
Fax: (434) 977-4772


Albemarle, Appomattox, Buckingham, Culpeper, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange, Prince Edward, Spotsylvania, Rappahannock


SAC Marc Haalman

ABC Headquarters
7450 Freight Way
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Phone: (804) 213-4626
Fax: (804) 213-4574

Statewide compliance administration

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Regional Offices

The Bureau of Law Enforcement has nine regional offices and one satellite office that serve as points of contact for citizens and licensees.

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Industry Resources

Visit our industry resources sections for distilled spirits and beer, wine and cider for the latest information pertaining to manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors, as well as full access to reporting forms and permits, including:

Farm Winery Request for Remote License Form
Distillery Request for Remote License Form
Manufacturer/Wholesaler Sponsorship Request Form
Wholesaler's Dishonored Check Form