Wholesaler or Wholesale Dealer means any person who sells alcoholic beverages to other wholesale dealers, retail dealers or to retail consumption dealers.

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

Initial Required Documents (available below)

  1. ATT-17 Personnel Statement
  2. State Financial Affidavit
  3. Malt Beverage Wholesalers Bond
  4. Wine Wholesalers Bond
  5. Distilled Spirits Wholesalers Bond
  6. Copy of Federal Basic Permit
  7. Copy of Local License
  8. Certificate of Authority from the Secretary of State's Office
  9. Warehouse Lease/Deed
  10. Power of Attorney (If Applicable)
  11. O.C.G.A 50-3-1 (e)(2) - Citizenship Affidavit
  12. Secure and Verifiable Documents

License Fee(s)

  1. $1000.00 - Distilled Spirits
  2. $500.00 - Malt beverage
  3. $500.00 - Wine
  4. $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