Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division

News and Updates

  • Has your licensed premises suffered storm damage?

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    ABD is here to help answer questions you have regarding your alcohol license and storm damage to the licensed premises.

  • Is your license expiring?


    Changes to alcohol licensing law made last summer may affect your renewal options.


  • Current Legislative Session


    House File 205 was signed by the Governor. This bill changes the distribution of barrel tax revenues collected from Iowa Brewpubs on beer they manufacture and sell at the brewpub. These barrel taxes will now go to the Iowa Beer and Wine Promotion Board.

    No changes are required in how you report or pay your barrel taxes.

  • Apply/Renew Using GovConnectIowa


    GovConnectIowa allows users to apply for and renew licenses, file for permits, and perform various other tasks with multiple state agencies.

    Available for these licenses:

    • class "C" (LC)
    • special class "C" (BW)
    • class "B" (LG)
    • class "E" (LE)
  • Alcohol licenses, permits, or certificates


  • I-PACT Alcohol Retailer Certification


    The program focuses on preventing underage sales and sales to intoxicated patrons.

  • I-PLEDGE Tobacco Retailer Certification


    This program focuses on preventing underage sales and when not to make a sale.