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Manufacturer's Permit/Endorsement Application

Alcohol manufacturers in the District of Columbia can apply toABRA for several types of permits and endorsements that allow the manufacturer to expand their operations.

A new law allows manufacturers to extend operating, permit and endorsement hours to 8 a.m.-midnight, Monday-Sunday. It also allows manufacturers to apply for entertainment endorsements.

A manufacturer that has already been issued a permit/endorsement and wants to operate during the new hours of 8 a.m.-midnight, Monday-Sunday would need to apply for a change of hours by completing the form attached below. The form below may also be completed to apply for a manufacturer permit or endorsement.

The following permits and endorsements are available to manufacturers.

  • On-Site Sales and Consumption Permit
  • Tasting Permit
  • Sidewalk Café/Summer Garden Endorsements
  • Entertainment Endorsement

Forms may be returned to ABRA in person or by mail:

  • 2000 14th St., NW, Suite 400 South, Washington, DC 20009