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Virginia ABC > Licenses > VAL System > License Definitions > Out-of-Bond
An out-of-bond permit authorizes the permit holder to release alcoholic beverages not under US custom bonds or internal revenue bonds and stored in Virginia ABC–approved warehouses for delivery to Virginia ABC or to individuals entitled to receive them.




COV 4.1-212.A.13—Permits required in certain instances
COV 4.1-230.E—Applications for licenses; publication; notice to localities; fees; permits
3VAC5-70-120.B-C—Approval of Warehouses for Storage of Alcoholic Beverages Not under Customs or Internal Revenue Bond; Segregation of Merchandise; Release from Storage; Records; Exception

Apply for This Permit

To begin, view the list of permit documents (PDF) required to complete the application. To apply online, click here. To apply via paper application (PDF), click here.

The information on this page does not in any way replace or supersede what is listed in Title 4.1 of the Code of Virginia or Title 3 of the Administrative Code of Virginia. It is the responsibility of every individual or business applying for a license or permit to review, in detail, the applicable sections of the code.
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License Definitions
  • Out-of-Bond