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Effective January 5th, 2024, applicants for new alcohol licenses will be required to upload all relevant documentation into eLAPS before being able to submit the application.
For details, see Update to eLAPS Documentation Requirements.

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The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division issues licenses and permits as specified by Iowa law. License classifications fall into three main categories – retail, wholesale, and manufacture/import. Although seasonal licenses are available in certain classifications, most licenses expire one year from the date of issuance.

Select a License Category or enter your key words into the License Class/Privilege Type search field to narrow the results.

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Additional Location — For class "A" wine permittees (WAN).

Allows a licensed native winery to sell products for off-premises consumption only at a separate location. Tastings of wine are allowed pursuant to 185 Iowa Administrative Code section 16.7. See details.