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Carry-out and Delivery Endorsement


Allows alcohol establishments to sell alcohol for carry-out and delivery to DC residences from 6 am to 1 am. daily. All alcohol sales must be provided in closed or sealed containers and accompanied by at least one (1) prepared food item.


On-Premises Retailers license holders.  

To Apply
Currently alcohol establishments must register with ABRA

Effective April 1, 2021, all licensees, including those previously registered, must have an Alcohol Carry-Out and Delivery Endorsement to continue offering alcohol carry-out and delivery. Those registered with ABRA by March 31, 2021 will not require ABC Board approval.

Applications for the endorsement will become available in February 2021.

Of Note

Board Orders and Settlement Agreement terms apply and may affect eligibility.

Valid Period and Fees

Endorsements are valid for the entire alcohol licensure period. Currently there is no fee to participate. An endorsement fee will apply.