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Licensing DivisionFor ease of reference, we have bundled the required forms by transaction type. For example if you are applying for a new license click on retail application and all the necessary forms that must be completed for a new license will be provided.

If you are an existing licensee applying for multiple transactions, that is, more than 1 change to a license that requires approval, please click on the retail transaction checklist. This checklist provides a list of the necessary forms by transaction type. For example, if you are applying to transfer stock of a corporation, change the directors and officers, and pledge your license, in one application, click on the retail transaction checklist, which will provide information about which forms must be completed.

 

For your convenience, we have combined all the forms required for each application. Please complete the forms on-line, print and mail them along with the license fee and required documentation. Please view the State License Checklist, which delineates the necessary supporting documentation for each state application.

Agent Broker Solicitor   Manufacturer
Agent, Broker or Solicitor License (BROK)   All Alcoholic Beverages License (MANU)
Each Additional Principal (BROA)   Wine and Malt Beverages License (MANA)
     
Airline   Pub Brewery
Airline Master License (AIRL)   Pub Brewery License (PUBB)
Airline Flights Certified Copy (AIRA)    
Airline Cargo Permit (TRAA)   Railroad
    Railroad Master License (RAIL)
Catering   Railroad Cars Certified Copy (RAIA)
Section 12C Caterer's License (CATR)   Railroad Cargo Permit (TRAA)
Transportation (TRAC)  
    Salesman
    Salesman Permit (SALE)
Certificate of Compliance    
Certificate of Compliance(CERT/CER1) Ship
    Ship Master License (SHIP)
    Ship Chandler License (SHPC)
Commercial   Ship Cargo Permit (TRAA)
Commercial Alcohol License (COMM)    
    Storage
Consumer Research   Storage Permit (STOR)
Consumer Research Special Permit per day/per session (CONS)    
    Transportation
Farmer Brewery   Transport & Delivery Permit for Retail (TRAN)
Brewery License (5K barrels or less) (FARM)   Express Transportation Permit (EXPR/EXPA)
Brewery License (More than 5K but less than 20K barrels) (FARA)   Registration for transportation by a COC Holder 2.17 (REGI)
Brewery License (More than 20K but less than 100K barrels) (FARB)    
Brewery License (More than 100K but less than 1M barrels) (FARC)    
    Warehouse
Farmer Distillery   Public Warehouse Permit (WARE)
Distillery License (5K proof gallons or less) (FARD)   Bonded Warehouse Permit (BOND)
Distillery License (More than 5K but less than 20K proof gallons) (FADA)    
Distillery License (More than 20K but less than 100K proof gallons)(FADB)   Winery
Distillery License (More than 100K but less than 1M proof gallons) (FADC)   Winery Shipment License (DIRE)
     
Farmer Winery   Wholesaler
Winery License (5K gallons or less) (FAWY)   All Alcoholic Beverages License (WHAB)
Winery License (More than 5K but less than 20K gallons) (FAWA)   Wine & Malt License (7.5K or less gallons) (WHWM)
Winery License (More than 20K but less than 100K gallons) (FAWB)   Wine & Malt License (Between 7.5K to 10K gallons) (WHWB)
Winery License (More than 100K but less than 1M gallons) (FAWC)   Wine & Malt License (10K or more gallons) (WHWA)
    Sacramental Wine License (SACR)
 

New License Transaction Forms

For ease of reference, we have bundled the required forms by transaction type. For example if you are applying for a new license click on retail application and all the necessary forms that must be completed for a new license will be provided.

Application for New Retail License

Additional Personal Information or Additional CORI Application

Additional Package Store Legislation Transmittal Form (Special Legislation Only)
Transport & Delivery Permit for Retail

No Fee Transmittal Form for Reconsideration


Existing Licensees

For ease of reference, we have bundled the required forms by transaction type below. For example if you are applying for a Change of Location click on the "Change of Location Form" link and all the necessary forms that must be completed for the transaction will be provided.

  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Petition for Transfer of Ownership
  • Application with:
    • Personal Information Form
    • CORI Application
    • Statement of Change to Art. of Org.
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Petition for a Change of License
    • Pledge Agreement
    • Promissory Note
    • Supporting Financial Records (if needed)
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • Petition for a Change of License
    • Manager's Form w/ Proof of Citizenship
    • Personal Information Form
    • CORI Application
    • Vote of Corporate Board

  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Petition for a Change of License
    • Pledge Agreement
    • Promissory Note
    • Supporting Financial Records (if needed)
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Petition for Transfer of Ownership
  • Application with:
    • Personal Information Form
    • CORI Application
    • Purchase & Sale Agreement
    • Supporting Financial Records
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Petition for Transfer of Ownership
  • Application with:
    • Personal Information Form
    • CORI Application
    • Supporting Financial Records
    • Vote of Corporate Board

  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Petition for Transfer of Ownership
  • Application with:
    • Art. of Organization
    • Legal Right to Occupy
    • Manager's Form w/ Proof of Citizenship
    • Personal Information Form
    • CORI Application
    • Purchase & Sale of Business
    • Supporting Financial Records
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Abutter Notification
  • Petition for a Change of License
    • Floor Plans
    • Legal Right to Occupy (if needed)
    • Supporting Financial Records (if needed)
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Abutter Notification
  • Application with:
    • Art. of Organization
    • Floor Plans
    • Legal Right to Occupy
    • Manager's Form w/ Proof of Citizenship
    • Personal Information Form
    • CORI Application
    • Supporting Financial Records
    • Vote of Corporate Board

  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Petition for a Change of License
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Abutter Notification
  • Petition for a Change of License
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Petition for a Change of License
    • Amended Art. of Org.
    • Vote of Corporate Board

  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Abutter Notification
  • Petition for a Change of License
    • Floor Plans
    • Legal Right to Occupy
    • Supporting Financial Records (if needed)
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Abutter Notification
  • Application with:
    • Art. of Organization
    • Floor Plans
    • Legal Right to Occupy
    • Manager's Form w/ Proof of Citizenship
    • Personal Information Form
    • CORI Application
    • Supporting Financial Records
    • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • DOR Certificate of Good Standing
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Abutter Notification
  • Application with:
    • Art. of Organization
    • Floor Plans
    • Legal Right to Occupy
    • Manager's Form w/ Proof of Citizenship
    • Personal Information Form
    • CORI Application
    • Supporting Financial Records
    • Vote of Corporate Board

  • Petition for a Change of License
  • Business Certificate
  • *Vote of Corporate Board
  • Vote of Corporate Board
  • Transmittal Form
  • $200 Fee
  • Newspaper Notice
  • Abutter Notification
  • Application with:
    • Art. of Organization
    • Floor Plans
    • Legal Right to Occupy
    • Manager's Form w/ Proof of Citizenship
    • Personal Information Form
    • Supporting Financial Records
    • Vote of Corporate Board
    • Copy of current ABCC License
     

 

If you are an existing licensee applying for multiple transactions, that is, more than 1 change to a license that requires approval, please view the retail transaction checklist. This checklist provides a list of the necessary forms by transaction type. For example, if you are applying to transfer stock of a corporation, change the directors and officers, and pledge your license, in one application, view the retail transaction checklist, which will provide information about which forms must be completed.


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(617)-727-3040

Ryan Melville
Supervisor of Licensing
Ext 718 - rmelville@tre.state.ma.us
Deron Egbuche
Ext 723 - degbuche@tre.state.ma.us
Hurshel Langham
Ext 719 - hlangham@tre.state.ma.us
Jeanily Cruz
Ext 720 - jcruz@tre.state.ma.us
Darla Earl
Ext 721 -dearl@tre.state.ma.us


 

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