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Get an Industry License

Virginia ABC issues licenses in the following categories for manufacturers, wholesalers and shippers of alcoholic beverages. View application guidelines. There is a nonrefundable $195 application fee for each industry license.

Beer Industry

These licenses relate to beer and its manufacture, bottling, wholesale and delivery, including licenses pertaining to breweries.

Apply for beer industry licenses.


Wine and Cider Industry

These licenses relate to wine and its manufacture, wholesale and delivery, including licenses pertaining to farm wineries.

Apply for wine industry licenses.



This license relates to distilled spirits and their manufacture, wholesale and delivery, both to Virginia ABC for sale within the commonwealth and to persons outside the commonwealth for resale outside the commonwealth.

Apply for a distillery license.


Other Licenses

These licenses relate to both wine and beer, including gourmet brewing shops.

Apply for other industry licenses.

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For additional licensing assistance, please contact your regional ABC office or email enforcement@virginiaabc.com.

Out-of-State Delivery

Apply for out-of-state delivery and out-of-bond permits using the Virginia ABC License Application (PDF).