LIQUOR LICENSE TRANSFER GUIDE
The following information should only be used as a guide in processing transfer
applications. An issuing authority may require additional information prior to
considering a transfer application.
12-Page Application submitted in TRIPLICATE (all original signatures).
TYPES OF TRANSFERS: Person-to-Person, Place-to-Place, or Person-to-Person and Place-to-
10% of Annual License Renewal Fee for Person-to-Person transfer.
10% of Annual License Renewal Fee for Place-to-Place transfer.
%20 of Annual License Renewal Fee for both Person-to-Person and Place-to-Place
$200 Check or Money Order payable to:
STATE OF NJ, DIVISION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL
CONSENT TO TRANSFER (Consent of Sale), signed by license holder and notarized.
Disclosure Statement of applicant (source of funding) for license purchase.
Federal and State Fingerprint Reports from Police.
Additional Investigative Report from Police.
Detailed sketch of premises and proposed licensed area (including photo of outside of
Affidavit of Publication. Notice of Intent to Transfer, published twice, one week
apart, giving the public the opportunity to communicate any objections to the transfer,
in writing, to the Clerk of the Local Issuing Authority.
BUYER (Transferee): Certificate of Sales Tax Authority submitted.
SELLER (Transferor): Tax Clearance Certificate submitted.
Application for Bulk Sale Permit. If purchasing existing inventory/stock of alcohol
of present license holder, completed application must be accompanied by $75 check made
payable to NJ Div. of Alcoholic Beverage Control. No check necessary if not purchasing
existing stock, but the form must still be submitted. COMPLETED FORM MUST BE FILED
WITH TRANSFER APPLICATION.
Letter from Buyer’s Attorney notifying Local Issuing Authority of closing date of
Resolution of Transfer passed by issuing authority. RESOLUTION CANNOT BE CONTINGENT
ON ANOTHER ACTION. See ABC Bulletin 2473, Item #3 (May 30, 19