California ABC Type 41 Liquor License
On-Sale Beer and Wine - Eating place license for a restaurant establishment
Download and complete all the ABC forms required to obtain a Type 41 liquor license for your business ownership structure.
Detailed video walkthroughs and accompanying PDF guide to explain each form and how to fill it out.
Permit Place’s experts are available to answer any questions, and review your final application before submission.
In California, liquor licenses are issued by the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC). If you’re a restaurant (or eating place) and intend to sell beer or wine, you’re going to need to obtain a Type 41 liquor license.
If you’ve never done it before, the process can be overwhelming and complicated. This course removes this frustration and saves time by providing the required forms, and then walking you step-by-step through the process of completing each.
By the end of the course, you’ll have a fully built-out application that’s ready to turn into ABC for review and approval.
Provides personal information.
Provides premise location information. This helps ABC determine the exact location and understand the surrounding area.
Lists residences located within 100 feet of the premise to be licensed.
Depending on the type of business ownership structure, this course will also walk you through completing one of the following:
The California ABC offers nearly 90 different types of liquor licenses. Before getting started, you need to make sure you're applying for the correct type.
The Type 41 license is the most common. It pertains to restaurants that plan to sell beer and wine for consumption onsite or off. More specifically:
With this license, minors are allowed on premises.
If this doesn’t apply to you, do not enroll in this course. Check out the different restaurant liquor license types here.
To sell alcohol, your location has to be properly zoned. If you’re not, you’ll first need to obtain a Conditional Use Permit (CUP).
Unsure if you’re properly zoned?