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DOWNLOADABLE FORMS

 

The following TABC business forms are available to the public for download and proper submittal as described under the respective license or permit. When printed the form must be clear and as represented in the respective PDF document as displayed on screen.

 

All applications submitted are processed/reviewed in the order in which they are received. All efforts are made to complete all submissions in a timely manner.

 

These forms are in PDF format. To download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here.

 

 

Licenses

Permits

Consumer Education Seminars

Alcohol Awareness Trainers

Other Forms

 

 

LICENSING

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) On-Premise Consumption

Liquor-By-the-Drink licenses (LBD) are available for qualified establishments such as restaurants, hotels.

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0017 Application for Permit to Sell Alcoholic Beverages on Premise
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0106 Food Affidavit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Dept of Rev. Price Schedule for Sales of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption on the Premises

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) Limited Service Restaurant

Limited Service Licenses (LSL) for restaurants are available for qualified establishments with gross revenue from sale of prepared food is less than fifty percent (50%) or less, and at least fifteen percent (15%).

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0017 Application for Permit to Sell Alcoholic Beverages on Premise
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0106 Food Affidavit
AB-0107 Security Affidavit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Dept of Rev. Price Schedule for Sales of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption on the Premises

 

 

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) Catering

A catering permit allows you to sell liquor, wine or beer on a by-the-drink basis at various locations in any city, municipality, and/or county where such sales are authorized.

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0079 Application for Permit to Sell Alcoholic Beverages By The Drink Off Premise (Catering License)
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Dept of Rev. Price Schedule for Sales of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption on the Premises
AB-0128 Notice of Catered Event

 

 

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) Wine Only

A Wine only permit allows you to sell wine and high gravity beer at a restaurant located in a city or county which has authorized the sale of wine for consumption on the premises.

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0017 Application for Permit to Sell Alcoholic Beverages on Premise
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0106 Food Affidavit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
AB-0124 Wine Only Acknowledgement
Dept of Rev. Price Schedule for Sales of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption on the Premises

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) Special Occassion

Special Occasion licenses may be issued to eligible bona fide charitable, non-profit or political organizations for 24 hour periods. An

organization may apply for up to 12 events per calendar year.

 

 

AB-0038 Application for Special Occassion License
  Attach a copy of the 501C
  Attach a copy Letter of Confirmation/Permission

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) Private Club

A private club is a non-profit association organized and existing under the laws of the state of Tennessee, which has been in existence and operating as a nonprofit club for at least two (2) years prior to application for the liquor license.  You must have at least one hundred (100) dues paying members, with suitable kitchen and dining room space for the members and guests.

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0017 Application for Permit to Sell Alcoholic Beverages on Premise
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Dept of Rev. Price Schedule for Sales of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption on the Premises
AB-0119 Certificate of Good Moral Character

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) Premier Type Tourist Resort

A premiere type tourist resort would be any facility qualifying under T.C.A. 57-4-102 (26).   These laws are generally specific to each location.

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0122 Tourist Resort Application
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Dept of Rev. Price Schedule for Sales of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption on the Premises

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) Commerical Airline


This permit allows a commercial airline to serve alcohol while flying over any county in the state, but not while stopped in a county or municipality that has not authorized such sales.

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0121 Airline Passenger Train Boat Application
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0106 Food Affidavit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Dept of Rev. Price Schedule for Sales of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption on the Premises

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) Passenger Train


This permit allows an interstate passenger train to serve alcohol while moving through any county of the state, but not while stopped in a county or municipality that has not legalized such sales.

 

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0121 Airline Passenger Train Boat Application
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0106 Food Affidavit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Dept of Rev. Price Schedule for Sales of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption on the Premises

 

Liquor By The Drink (LBD) Paddlewheel Steamboat Company

 

This license is for a company that operates one or more paddlewheel steamboats for hire, licensed by the United States Coast Guard to carry at least one hundred (100) passengers, while moving through or docked in any county of the state, except while docked in an area that has not approved the sale of alcoholic beverages.

 

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0121 Airline Passenger Train Boat Application
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0106 Food Affidavit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Dept of Rev. Price Schedule for Sales of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption on the Premises

 

 

Brewery

 

 

A completed application and all required documentation must be received in the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission Nashville Office two (2) weeks prior to the Commission Meeting in order to be considered to be placed on the next Commission Agenda.

 

 

 

   

 

 

Direct Shipper

Direct Shippers license allows a Tennessee or an out of state winery to ship their wines direct to Tennessee consumers.

 

 

 

AB-0098 Direct Shipper License Application

 

 

Distillery

Distillery license is for manufacturers that produce products with more than 5% alcoholic content.

 

A completed application and all required documentation must be received in the Tennessee Alocholic Beverage Commission Nashville Office two (2) weeks prior to the Commission Meeting in order to be considered to be placed on the next Commission Agenda.

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0034 Application for License to Manufacture or Distill or Retify Alcoholic Beverages
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Pending Link to TTB.GOV

 

 

Farm Winery

 

This permit allows a farm to transport its own locally grown product to a licensed winery for the manufacture, bottling and labeling of wine under the farm winery label.  The wine is then shipped back to the farm winery for sale at retail.

 

A completed application and all required documentation must be received in the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission Nashville Office two (2) weeks prior to the Commission Meeting in order to be considered to be placed on the next Commission Agenda.

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0113 Application Farm Winery License
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship

 

 

Manufacturer

Direct Shippers license allows a Tennessee or an out of state winery to ship their wines direct to Tennessee consumers.

 

A completed application and all required documentation must be received in the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission Nashville Office two (2) weeks prior to the Commission Meeting in order to be considered to be placed on the next Commission Agenda.

 

 

   

 

 

Non-Manufacturing Non-Resident Liquor Sellers Permit

 

 

AB-0132 Non-Manufacturing Non-Resident Liquor Sellers Permit Application
AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire

 

Non-Resident Sellers

Non-resident sellers license is for wineries, distillers and manufacturers outside of Tennessee borders.

 

 

AB-0018 Non-Resident Liquor Sellers Permit Application
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship

 

 

Retail Package Store - Off-Premise Consumption

Retail liquor store license is for selling liquor by the bottle to individuals for off-premise consumption.

 

A completed application and all required documentation must be received in the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission Nashville Office two (2) weeks prior to the Commission Meeting in order to be considered to be placed on the next Commission Agenda.

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0015 Application for License to Sell Alcoholic Beverages at Retail
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
AB-0118 Retail Application Background Information
AB-0101 Letter of Waiver
AB-0120 Credit Check
AB-0127 Retail Personal Financial Statement

 

Satellite Facility Permit

This permit authorizes licensed wineries to establish up to two satellite facilities where, generally, they may sell their wine for on or off premise consumption.

 

 

AB-0130 Satellite Facility Permit Application
AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire

 

 

Wholesalers

Wholesale liquor license is for wholesalers distributing wine and liquor to TABC licensed Tennessee retail liquor stores, and TABC licensed Liquor-By-the-Drink establishments.

 

A completed application and all required documentation must be received in the Tennessee Alocholic Beverage Commission Nashville Office two (2) weeks prior to the Commission Meeting in order to be considered to be placed on the next Commission Agenda.

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0023 Application for License to Sell Alcoholic Beverages at Wholesale
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship
Link TTB.GOV

 

 

Winery

Wineries license is for wineries local to Tennessee, inside State borders.

 

A completed application and all required documentation must be received in the Tennessee Alocholic Beverage Commission Nashville Office two (2) weeks prior to the Commission Meeting in order to be considered to be placed on the next Commission Agenda.

 

 

AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire
AB-0070 Application Winery License
AB-0099 List of Corporate Stockholders and Officers
Link TTB.GOV

 

 

Wine Collector

 

This permit is for an individual who collects, not for consumption, commemorative bottles of alcoholic beverages, wine or distilled spirits for display to the public, either by appointment or on a regular schedule. 

 

 

AB-0097 Alcoholic Beverage Collector License Application

 

 

Winery Self-Distribution Permit

Generally this permit authorizes certain licensed wineries who meet all necessary requirements to distribute their own wine to establishments that have a liquor-by-the-drink license that are within 100 miles of the winery.

 

 

AB-0131 Winery Self-Distribution Permit Application
AB-0009 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Questionnaire

 

Armed Forces Import License

 

This is a one-time license to allow an individual who has been stationed outside the United States while serving as a member of the armed forces of the United States, the reserves, or a Tennessee National Guard unit, to ship any alcohol accumulated while stationed abroad back to Tennessee.

 

 

AB-0125 Application for Armed Forces to Import

 

PERMITS

 

On-Premise Permit - Sever Permit - Employee On-Premise Permit

Server Permits are required for all liquor by the drink servers to serve alcohol.

 

 

AB-0001 Application
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship

 

 

Distiller's Rep Permit (Non-Resident / Distillery)

Distiller representative's permit is for an individual sales person representing non-resident licensees, such as manufacturing facilities, distilleries and (non-resident) wineries.

 

 

AB-0029 Affidavit to Accompany Application for Distiller's Representative Permit
AB-0030 Distillers Representative's Permit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship

 

 

Wholesalers Employee Permit

Wholesale employee permit is for an individual to dispense alcoholic beverages from the wholesaler's place of business.

 

 

AB-0014 Application for Employee's Off-Premise Permit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship

 

 

Wholesalers Representative Permit

Wholesale representative is for an individual salesperson representing a wholesale permit to solicit orders from retail licensees.

 

 

AB-0022 Application for Wholesalers Representive Permit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship

 

Off-Premise Permit - Retail Employee Permit

Retail Employee permit is required for individuals selling liquor in a TABC licensed retail liquor store.

 

 

AB-0014 Application for Employee's Off Premise Permit
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship

 

 

CONSUMER EDUCATION SEMINARS

 

 

Consumer Educational Seminars are permitted by the TABC and conducted by the designated retail establishment, or package store. An application requesting permission to conduct an educational seminar may be submitted by the retail establishment. Form must be completed and notarized by owner of retail establishment. Application and accompanying paperwork must be delivered to TABC office four (4) calendar days prior to the event.

 

 

AB-0084 Application to Conduct Consumer Education Seminar

 

 

ALCOHOL AWARENESS TRAINER

 

 

Alcohol Awareness Trainers are contracted companies licensed to train liquor by the drink servers on the awareness of alcohol.

 

 

AB-0081 Certified Trainer Questionnaire
AB-0116 Declaration of Citizenship

 

 

OTHER FORMS

 

 

Other Forms

 

 

AB-0095 Complaint Against Licensee
AB-0115 Annual Report Form
Pending Responsible Vendor Program