Centralized Alcohol Licensing Portal (ALP)

On this page find guidance and information to local licensing jurisdictions on use of the ALP.

The Centralized Alcohol Licensing Portal (ALP) is a safe and streamlined location for state and local governing authorities to simultaneously receive and process retail alcohol applications.  The ALP can be utilized by local licensing jurisdictions to process initial and renewal applications for retail, consumption on premise and special event licenses.

The centralized state-wide Alcohol and Licensing Portal is a collaborative effort with local governing authorities to streamline the retail alcohol initial registration and renewal licensing process. This web-based secure portal ensures both the Department and local licensing jurisdictions receive, review, and process all retail alcohol applications in the ALP.

More Information on ALP

Instructions for using ALP

Key Facts for Business Partners

FAQs and Key Facts for Retail Licensees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can my jurisdiction be added to the Centralized Alcohol Licensing (ALP)?

    Please contact the Alcohol and Tobacco Division via email or at 1-877-423-6711 to add your jurisdiction to the ALP.

  • What is my initial Login ID and Password?

    Initial Login IDs and Passwords were created and sent via email to each local licensing jurisdiction. Should you need assistance with the initial login ID and password please contact the department at 1-877-423-6711.

  • Can the Primary Login ID ever be changed?

    No, initial primary Login IDs were specifically created by the Department and cannot be changed. However, secondary login IDs can be created for necessary personnel

  • The portal states I am locked out of my account, how can I correct this issue?

    For locked accounts, please use the “forgot password’ link and follow the instructions for resetting your password.

O.C.G.A §3-2-7.1 requires the Department of Revenue to develop and implement a state-wide centralized application process for initial applications and renewals of retail licenses. The centralized licensing process provides a way for retail licensees to simultaneously apply for such licenses and renewals online.  The license types included in the centralized licensing process are retail, consumption on premises, and special events.