ABCD Town Hall Events

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Division (ABCD) recently hosted Town Halls around the state to provide updates about Montana’s alcoholic beverage laws from the 68th legislative session.

Please review our fact sheet on the ABCD 2023 Town hall to learn more about ‘what happened’.

For any questions or for more information about the town halls, please email ABCD at DORABCD-O&

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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New Alcoholic Beverage Competitive Bidding Opportunity

A new competitive bidding opportunity is coming up; it will run from October 5, 2023 through .

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The Alcoholic Beverage Control Division provides support for licensees, agency store owners, and the public through our Alcoholic Beverage Control Outreach and Responsible Alcohol Sales and Service programs.
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