Although Virginia ABC has many types of licenses, they fall within three basic categories: banquet, retail and industry licenses. In addition, there are a number of permits that may be added once a particular license is obtained.
Banquet licenses allow persons or groups to host events such as wedding receptions, tastings or fundraisers, where alcohol is served in an unlicensed location or club premise. Apply for a banquet license.
Retail licenses allow the sale of alcohol at restaurants, hotels, convenience stores, grocery stores, etc. Apply for retail licenses.