Government Application Kit (Series 05)

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, on-sale retail privileges license allows the holder of a government license to sell and serve spirituous liquor solely for consumption on the premises for which the license is issued. The license is issued in the name of a county, city, town, state university or the Arizona Coliseum and exposition centerboard whose governing body has authorized its use. A separate license is required for each premise upon which spirituous liquor is served. The application must designate, for each location, a manager or other individual responsible for administering the license.

ADDITIONAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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: A.R.S. §4-119, 4-201, 4-202, 4-203, 4-205.03, 4-209(B)(5), 4-209(D)(5), 4-261.

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): $200.00
Final fees (half year): $150.00
Annual renewal fee (includes surcharge): $170.00