A Distillery is any person engaged in distilling, rectifying or blending any distilled spirits. A Distilled Spirit is any alcoholic beverage obtained by distillation or containing more than 21 percent alcohol by volume, including but not limited to all fortified wines.

This guideline is to assist you in the preparation of a State of Georgia Distillery License application that is submitted electronically at The Georgia Tax Center.

Initial Required Documents (available below)

  1. ATT-104/ COLA & Labels
  2. ATT-17 Personnel Statement
  3. State Financial Affidavit (In state)
  4. Liquor Manufacturer/Distillery Bond
  5. Copy of Federal Basic Permit
  6. Copy of Local License (In state)
  7. Property Lease or Deed
  8. Power of Attorney (If Applicable)
  9. O.C.G.A 50-3-1 (e)(2) - Citizenship Affidavit
  10. Secure and Verifiable Documents

License Fee(s)

  1. $1000.00 - Brewery License
  2.   $100.00 - Investigation Fee (Non-Refundable)

Background Investigation and Fingerprint Process

Upon receipt, the application will be assigned to a Revenue Special Agent in the area where the business is located. A background investigation may be conducted by the Investigating Agent where the applicant(s) will be advised about the fingerprint process. Additional Documents may be required during the background investigation at the discretion of the Investigating Agent. A reasonable effort will be made to complete the investigation in a timely manner. However, several factors could delay the application process, including, but not limited to;

  1. Save Approval (Citizenship)
  2. Tax Delinquency Check
  3. Missing Documents