Virginia ABC is authorized to issue a "day spa" license to any commercial establishment that offers to the public both massage therapy, performed by persons certified in accordance with COV 54.1-3029, and barbering or cosmetology services, performed by persons licensed in accordance with COV 54.1-700 et seq.
This license allows the consumption of lawfully acquired wine and beer by each customer of no more than two five-ounce glasses of wine or one twelve-ounce beer during each visit. The alcoholic beverages may not be sold and shall be inclusive in the total charge of the "day spa" services received.
Complete the Virginia ABC License Application (PDF).
- License application fee: $65 (application fee is nonrefundable)
- State license fee: $100
- Criminal history record check: $15 each
Virginia ABC requires criminal history records under COV 4.1-222 for "the applicant, or if the applicant is a partnership or association, any partner or member thereof, or if the applicant is a corporation, any officer, director, or manager thereof or shareholder owning ten percent or more of its capital stock."
ABC special agents are the primary resource for all questions related to obtaining an ABC license and operating a licensed establishment. To find your ABC special agent, please contact your regional ABC office.