Licensing Closed Wednesday afternoons

The Licensing Division closes at 12 noon every Wednesday. After 12 noon on Wednesdays, hand-delivered paperwork will be accepted and time/date stamped in the Director's office, but processing will not begin until the next business day.

Except for Wednesday afternoons, applications will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Applications delivered after 4:00 p.m. M-F, or on Wednesday after 12 noon, will be accepted, date stamped and processed as incoming mail.

Licensing Division Business Hours

Mon - Tues: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wed: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Thurs - Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control - Home Page


Acceptable Forms of ID
Vertical Driver License & ID Information
Home Brewing, Distilling, & Wine-making
Military Returning With Liquor
Apply For a Liquor License
Title 4 (Arizona Liquor Law) Training
Internet Sales & Residential Shipment of Liquor
Legal Age To...
Local Delivery & Intra-state Transportation of Liquor
Special Events/Charitable Events
BYOB or Liquor at an Unlicensed Business
3rd-Party Promotions
Homeowner's Associations & Retirement Communities


New Direct-to-consumer Industry Notice: View Arizona Liquor Industry Notices and Advisories.


The National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) Research published this paper on the background and history of Palcohol.


This Fee Chart will provide you with a list of fees (from applications to recordkeeping requirements) to keep your active license in compliance with Arizona liquor laws and regluations. We hope you find this information helpful. Please contact your Customer Service Representative if you need assistance. NOTE: This chart lists state fees and does not include city, town or county fees.


Parents, you have more influence than you may think. The proof is in the research. Have a discussion about drinking with your kids. Click here for details.

Own Up

Own Up encourages parents and teens to Own Up to decisions and avoid the consequences associated with underage drinking. Interactive programs for schools, parent/teacher organizations, and community groups are now available.

Take the Own Up Pledge Video

About Own Up

Contact Own Up

Help For Parents with Troubled Teen

Review the underage drinking video for The White Cross Project.

The Alcohol Talk with Teens

Review Arizona DUI statistics:
Arizona DUI Enforcement Statistics - 2004 through 2013.


Liquor laws and rules which became effective in July 2014 are explained below using training presentations given statewide by Department of Liquor officers and other agency publications.

New Liquor Law & Sampling Training Session Presentation(PowerPoint)

New Liquor Law & Sampling Training Session Presentation(PDF)

Below is a printable version of the 2014 Title 4 Lawbook which becomes effective on July 24, 2014.

This lawbook is created for Deparment of Liquor staff and is provided to the public as a courtesy. For the offical refernces of Arizona statutes, click here. For the official reference to the Arizona Administrative Code (rules), click here.

2014 Title 4 Lawbook)(PDF - printable)

Three bills that impact Arizona's liquor industry will become law on July 24, 2014.

SB 1397 - Liquor Omnibus Bill

SB 1180 - Luxury Privilege Tax, Cider

>A.R.S. §41-1001.01(C) - Small Business Bill of Rights (inspections & audits)

Vertical ID Laws

New Arizona Driver License

New Arizona Driver License Permit

Use and Replacement of Vertical Arizona Driver License

EBT Liquor Purchase Law

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)/Quest Card transactions


New Rules became effective on July 7, 2014.

Notice of Final Rulemaking (NFR), May 7, 2014

Steps of the Rulemaking Process

Current Rules, Effective February 12, 2013