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  • COVID-19 Business Continuity Information

    IMPORTANT!!  In order to help contain the spread of COVID-19, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission has closed its offices to the general public, and OLCC staff will be following the social distancing measures outlined in Governor Brown’s Executive Order No. 20-12.

    If you need to make an appointment at OLCC headquarters in Portland, please call 503-872-5000. Click here for all other offices. If you need to contact the OLCC for any reason, please call or use any of the email addresses listed on our COVID-19 page.  A member of our staff will reply to your email as soon as possible.

    Stay up-to-date on COVID-19 Business Continuity Information including: Agency Updates, Liquor Licensing and Compliance, Marijuana Licensing and Compliance, and Bottle Bill and Beverage Container Redemption Centers. Click here for the latest updates

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Do I need a LIQUOR LICENSE or SERVICE PERMIT?license or service permit
A LIQUOR LICENSE is needed if you or your business sells, manufactures, imports, or distributes alcohol in Oregon.

An ALCOHOL SERVICE PERMIT is primarily for those who mix, serve, or sell alcohol, such as waitstaff, bartenders, or managers.
The Process of Getting a Liquor License The process of getting a liquor license



OLCC OfficesOLCC Offices 
Contact the local OLCC office where your licensed business will be located.
ResourcesForms, Publications and Signs
Delivery & Curbside Pickup for Malt Beverages, Wine, & Cider
OLCC is now prioritizing the application process for existing Limited On-Premises Sales and Full On-Premises sales licensees to start selling malt beverages, wine and cider to go. Licensees can apply for a 90-day Authority to Operate with an Off-Premises Sales License. This streamlined process will be entirely online.
Guide to Delivering Alcohol to Consumers in Oregon

Apply for a Liquor LicenseApply for a Liquor License 
If you know which type of liquor license you want to apply for, click here for applications, forms and instructions.
Special Event LicensingSpecial Event Licensing
Special Event licenses allow licensed businesses, individuals, or groups, to sell and serve alcohol at a special event. Get help on licensing your event, or using your annual liquor license for special events.
Make Changes to Your Licensed BusinessMake Changes to Your Licensed Business
Do you want to make changes to the environment of your licensed business (change hours of operation, minor posting, entertainment, expanding the licensed area)?
For Businesses Outside of Oregonglobe 
Certain permits may be required for out-of-state producers and sellers of wine, cider, malt beverages, or distilled spirits.