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In-state Microbrewery Application Kit (Series 03)

Each application for a new liquor license includes The Arizona Statement of Citizenship and Alien Status For State Public Benefits Form (AKA Aliens Status Form). Beginning April 1, 2009, this Federal- and State-required form must be completed by;

  1. statutory agents;
  2. individual owners including Joint Tenants With Right of Survivorship (JTWROS); and
  3. each partner (who is a person) in a partnership including general and limited partners. This does not include corporations which are partners.
  4. To help you complete the form are Attachments A & B and frequently asked questions (Alien Status Form FAQs) below.

This non-transferable liquor license allows for on & off-sale retail privileges for an in-state microbrewery which produces more than five thousand (5,000) gallons, and less than one million two hundred forty thousand (1,240,000) gallons, of beer during the 12-month reporting period (A.R.S. §205.08(B). With this license, the in-state microbrewery may sell beer produced or manufactured on the premises for consumption on or off the premises, may sell to out-of-state licensed wholesaler and retailers where legal in that state, may sell to Arizona-licensed wholesalers, and to Arizona-licensed retailers in an amount not to exceed ninty-three (93,000) gallons per calendar year, and may serve beer produced or manufactured on the premises for the purpose of sampling.

ADDITIONAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: If the total amount of beer manufactured at the in-state microbrewery exceeds the amount permitted by law, the licensee shall apply for the in-state Producer (series 1) license. Applicants, licensees, and managers must take a Title 4 training course (liquor handling, laws and regulations) prior to approval. A pregnancy warning sign for pregnant women consuming spirituous liquor must be posted within twenty (20) feet of the cash register or behind the bar. An Employee Log must be kept by the licensee of all persons employed at the premises including each employee's name, date and place of birth, address and responsibilities.

ARIZONA STATUTES AND REGULATIONS: A.R.S. §4-119, 4-201, 4-202, 4-203, 4-205.08, 4-209(B)(3), 4-209(D)(3), 4-243, 4-261;Rule R19-1-227; R19-1-235.

Average Approval Time: Sixty-five (65) to one-hundred five (105) days.
Period of Issuance: One (1) year with option to renew.
Application Fees:
Non-refundable application fee: $100.00
Fingerprint fee per card: Finger Print Services
Interim Permit fee: $100.00
Fees Due Upon Approval:
Final fees (full year): $600.00
Final fees (half year): $450.00
Annual renewal fee (includes surcharge): $370.00