Apply for an Alcoholic Beverages Express Transportation Permit

A permit authorizing a person or entity who is regularly and lawfully engaged in the business of leasing trucks for hire to transport, pickup, and deliver alcoholic beverages in Massachusetts.
Once an application is submitted via our eLicensing system, the typical turnaround time is a few days to a week.

Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission

The Details of Apply for an Alcoholic Beverages Express Transportation Permit

What you need for Apply for an Alcoholic Beverages Express Transportation Permit

To apply for an Express Transportation permit pursuant to M.G.L. c. 138, ยง 22 you will need electronic copies of the documents listed below.

Required Documents for ALL new Express Transportation permits:

  • Articles of Organization, Partnership Agreement, Bankruptcy Documents, Estate Documents, Trust Documents or Business Certificate, are required depending on your corporate structure.

Fees for Apply for an Alcoholic Beverages Express Transportation Permit

Name Fee Unit
Master $150 each
Certified Copy $50 each

How to apply Apply for an Alcoholic Beverages Express Transportation Permit

To apply for this license, please create an account on our eLicensing and ePermitting Portal.

Please review the information below:

Technical Requirements:

Below is the list of supported browser versions that provide the best user experience for the online application:

  • Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer 10

  • Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer 11

  • Firefox 29

  • Safari 6

  • Google Chrome 34

  • Opera 21

Although you may find that your current version also works, it may not support all functions.

To use the system you must first create a user name and password. User guides on this topic and other helpful information about the eLicensing and ePermitting Portal can be found here.

For technical assistance:
Please call the ePLACE Help Desk Team at (844) 733-7522 between the hours of 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday, with the exception of all Commonwealth and Federal observed holidays.

Next steps for Apply for an Alcoholic Beverages Express Transportation Permit

Processing Time

Please allow a few days a week for the permit application to be processed. If there is any information missing, a licensing staff member will reach out to you directly.

If you would like to check on the status of your application, please contact a licensing staff member.

More info about Apply for an Alcoholic Beverages Express Transportation Permit

  • There is no one day permit for transportation in Massachusetts. The Express Transportation permit is a calendar year license that will expire December 31st of the given year.
  • Vehicle Registration documents are not required for an Express Transportation permit application.
  • You can add certified copies to your permit at any time by submitting an amendment. The fee is $50 per certified copy.

To generate a list of the most current Express Transportation permit licensees please use the General Search Function provided on our eLicensing and ePermitting portal.

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Contact for Apply for an Alcoholic Beverages Express Transportation Permit

Address
239 Causeway Street, 1st Floor, Boston, MA 02114
Online
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