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Sacramental Wine

A sacramental wine permit is a one-time permit, good for 30-days from issuance, that authorizes the permit holder (a religious organization) to purchase wine for a religious congregation and allows wine wholesalers to sell, deliver, and ship wine to religious congregations for sacramental purposes.


At No Cost


COV 4.1-207(2)(iii)—Wine licenses
3VAC5-70-30—Sacramental Wine; Purchase Orders; Permits; Applications for Permits; Use of Sacramental

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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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