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COVID-19 Business Continuity Information

OLCC Office Staff Available by Appointment Only

In order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (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 use one of the email addresses below.  A member of our staff will reply to your email as soon as possible.

Marijuana Licensing: marijuana.licensing@oregon.gov.
Marijuana Compliance and other marijuana-related inquiries: marijuana@oregon.gov. 

Alcohol/Liquor Compliance: alcohol@oregon.gov

Liquor Stores & Distilled Spirits: olcc.retailservices@oregon.gov

Bottle Bill & Redemption Centers: olcc.bottlebill@oregon.gov

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Liquor Licensing & Compliance

COVID-19 Business Continuity Information for Alcohol
comprehensive list of information related to alcohol, liquor licensing, and compliance.




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Marijuana Licensing & Compliance

  • Marijuana Worker Permits
  • To support and accommodate the cannabis industry, effective March 18, 2020, through April 30, 2020, employees may work for an OLCC recreational marijuana licensed business if they meet one of the following conditions:

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Bottle Bill & Beverage Container Redemption Centers

The OLCC will not issue stores a notice of violation for not accepting empty beverage containers returns from March 15 - April 30, 2020.  BottleDrop redemption centers, operated by the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC), will remain open. OBRC will also continue to operate BottleDrop Express drop sites and dealer redemption centers.

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Privilege Tax

  • Allows delayed payment of (beer & wine) privilege tax
  • Waiving penalties and interest for late privilege tax (wine and beer) payments for 60 days when licensees are calling in and asking for it
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Executive Orders

Executive Order 20-07
Prohibiting On-Premises Consumption of Food or Drink and Gatherings of More Than 25 People
Stay At Home, Save Lives; Social Distancing

Oregon Coronavirus Information & Resources; All Executive Orders


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