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VAL System Training

VAL System Notification

For the optimal experience when using the VAL system, we recommend Google Chrome. Microsoft Edge is also supported. Please know that the VAL system is not compatible with Safari or mobile devices. If you have questions, please contact Virginia ABC's Customer Service Center at (804) 213-4513 or email [email protected].

Training Library

Create a VAL Account (PDF | Video)

Create a VAL Account - New Licensees (PDF)

Renew a License (PDF | Video) 

Surrender a License (PDF)

Amend a License (PDF)

Add a Document (PDF | Video)

Assign a Delegate (Video)

Record Your Training (PDF)

Apply - Banquet (PDF | Video)

Apply - Permit (PDF)

Apply - Retail License (PDF)

Apply - Industry License (PDF)

Submit an MBAR (PDF)

Manage Your Records (Video)

Pay a Civil Fine or Penalty (PDF)

Create – Monthly Shipper Tax Report (PDF)

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Retail Compliance Training

Virginia ABC offers two licensee responsibility courses—Responsible Sellers & Servers: Virginia’s Program (RSVP) and Managers’ Alcohol Responsibility Training (MART) to support retail businesses and their employees to be successful and compliant with Virginia ABC laws and regulation. Learn more about licensee training.
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Need Help?

Special agents are the primary resource for questions related to operating a business with an ABC license. Contact a special agent via your regional ABC office. For step-by-step assistance in banquet licensing, see our Licensing Wizard.


Virginia ABC offers free online training to help managers, sellers and servers to become more responsible and better understand ABC laws, rules and regulations. For more information, contact Community Health & Prevention, (804) 977-7440 or [email protected].