ABCD License Renewal Updates and Changes

There have been changes to the license renewal process this year. These include officer verification tables for On-Premises and Miscellaneous licenses and additional information for catering endorsements.

Renew online using the TransAction Portal for faster processing.


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Competitive Bidding Opportunity

The current competitive bidding opportunity will run from  through .


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ABCD Town Hall Events

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Division (ABCD) will be hosting Town Halls around the state to provide updates about Montana’s alcoholic beverage laws from the 68th legislative session. These in-person-only events are open to the public.

All Town Halls are scheduled to start at noon. Food and refreshments are provided. There will be an online Zoom option TBD later, separate from the in-person events


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