New York State Liquor Authority

Important COVID-19 Information
Find Guidelines, Q&A for To-Go, Delivery Services and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Licensing and Outdoor Dining.
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Hot Spot Zone Restrictions

Please note that various areas throughout the state are subject to additional restrictions based on the micro-cluster strategy for restrictions.  For more information on the restrictions and to find out if your establishment is in a Cluster Zone, please check the New York Forward page.

What We Do Topics of Interest

If your business deals with the importation, manufacture, distribution or sale of alcohol in NY, you need a liquor license.
All Special Event Permits, Transportation Permits and Marketing Permits can be applied for online.
Manufacturers and wholesalers must file a schedule of the prices at which they will sell liquor and wine.

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The Authority receives complaints from law enforcement agencies, governmental agencies, community groups, industry members, elected officials and members of the public. Licensees should also report any non-compliance with the ABC Law and SLA rules regarding their operations.
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