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Fees

This page contains the current fees for Applications, Licenses, Permits and Programs.

The Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission will only accept checks written on business accounts, certified checks, cashiers checks and money orders for application fees, licensing fees and permit fees. Global money orders will not be accepted.

All returned checks will be subject to a $25.00 fee


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Licenses


Liquor By the Drink Licensing
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Type Cost
Restaurant (According to seating capacity) $650 - $1,200
40 - 74 seats $650.00
75 - 125 seats $750.00
126 - 175 seats $925.00
176 - 225 seats $975.00
226 - 275 seats $1,100.00
276 seats and over $1,200.00
   
Restaurant Wine Only (According to seating capacity) $270 - $350
40 - 125 seats $270.00
126 - 175 seats $300.00
176 - 225 seats $310.00
226 - 275 seats $330.00
276 seats and over $350.00
   
Hotel/Motels (According to number of rooms) $1,000 - $1,500
0 - 99 rooms $1,000.00
100 - 399 rooms $1,250.00
400 rooms and over $1,500.00
   
Aquarium $150.00
   
Aquarium Exhibition Facility $150.00
   
Sports Authority $2,000.00
   
Bed and Breakfast $150.00
   
Caterer $625.00
   
Terminal Building of Commercial Air Carrier Airport $1,500.00
   
Airline, Boat, Train $1,250.00
   
Commercial Airline Travel Club $1,000.00
   
Community Theater $150.00
   
Convention Center $1,000.00
   
Historic Interpretive Center $150.00
   
Historic Mansion House Site $150.00
   
Historic Performing Arts Center $150.00
   
Motor Speedway $2,000.00
   
Museum $150.00
   
Premier Type Tourist Resort $2,000.00
   
Clubs $500.00
   
Special Occasion License (12 days per calendar year allowed) $100.00 per day
   
Sports Authority Facility $2,000.00
   
Urban Park Center $150.00 - $4,000
Certain types of Urban Park Centers have different fees, contact us for details  
   
Zoological Institute $150.00
   
Limited Service Restaurant (According to gross sales % of prepared food) $2000 - $5,000
30% - 50% $2,000.00
20% - 29% $3,000.00
15% - 19% $4,000.00
0% - 14% $5.000.00
Suppliers, Wholesalers, Retail

NOTE: There is a $300.00 Application fee associated with every license except Non-Resident Seller's License

Licensing
Type Cost
Wholesaler $3,000.00
   
Collectors $1,000.00
   
Delivery Service $150.00
   
Distiller $1,000.00
   
Blending Only $1,000.00
   
Rectifier $1,000.00
   
Brewer of High Gravity Beer $1,000.00
   
Retailer $850.00
   
Satellite Facility $150.00
   
Winery $150.00
   
Wine Making On Premises $150.00
   
Non-Manufacturing Non-Resident Seller $3,000.00
   
Non-Resident Seller (According to number of cases) $150 - $250
Note: There is not a $300.00 application fee for non-residents applications.  
0 - 99 cases $150.00
100 or more cases $250.00
   
Farm Winery $150.00
   
Direct Shipper $150.00

Permitting


Permitting
Permitting
Type Cost
Armed Forces Import $100.00
   
Delivery Service Employee $50.00
   
Server (5 Years) $20.00
Replacement $10.00
   
Supplier's Representative (1 Year) $50.00
Replacement $50.00
   
Wholesaler Employee (5 Years) $20.00
Replacement $10.00
   
Wholesaler Representative (5 Years) $20.00
Replacement $10.00
   
Retail Employee (5 Years) $20.00
Replacement $10.00

Programs


Programs
Programs
Type Cost
Alcohol Awareness $100 - $700
Trainers Renewal Fee $100.00
New Trainer Fee $150.00
In House Training Program Fee $300.00
Law Enforcement Fee $300.00
Public Training Program Fee $700.00
   
Responsible Wine Vendor $150 - $450
0 - 15 certified clerks $150.00
16 - 30 certified clerks $200.00
31 - 45 certified clerks $250.00
46 - 60 certified clerks $300.00
61 - 100 certified clerks $350.00
101 - 150 certified clerks $400.00
151 - 200 certified clerks $450.00
$50.00 for each additional 50 certified clerks over 200.
   
Responsible Beer Vendor $25 - $250
0 - 15 clerks $25.00
16 - 49 clerks $75.00
50 - 100 clerks $150.00
Over 100 clerks $250.00
   
Responsible Vendor Training Program $35.00