Special Event Use

›A special event use permit for sale of alcoholic beverages for certain events which would otherwise require a retailer or retail dealers license.

›The event that shall qualify for this type of permit; provided however, that estate sales, the sale of inventory authorized under a bankruptcy proceeding and activities that are similar in nature.

›Permit shall not be valid for more than 10 days.  

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

Please request Special Events 10 days prior to the start date of event. The Department will accept request with an earlier event start date but can make no guarantees that the license will be issued in time for the event.

Initial Required Documents

  1. Copy of Local License / Letter of Approval
  2. Power of Attorney (If Applicable)
  3. O.C.G.A 50-3-1 (e)(2) - Citizenship Affidavit
  4. Secure and Verifiable Documents

License Fee(s)

  1. $100.00 - Distilled Spirits
  2.   $50.00 - Malt Beverage
  3.   $50.00 - Wine