The licensee must have an office in New York State:

  • The office must be physically separated from other premises.
  • No other business may be conducted on the licensed premises.
  • There must be an employee present during regular business hours.
  • Books and records must be kept on the licensed premises and available for inspection during regular business hours.

The licensee must be a U.S. citizen or have a Green Card.

Warehouse can be located anywhere; however if it is located in the same building as the licensed premises, it must have a separate entrance.

If the licensee wishes to import alcoholic beverages from another country, a Federal Importer’s Permit is required which can be obtained from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms.