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Solicitors (Wholesaler/Manufacturer Representatives)

Solicitors are representatives of District wholesalers and manufacturers. 

ABRA issues a solicitor's license that permits a representative to sell any alcoholic beverage on behalf of the wholesaler or manufacturer whose name appears on the license and that the solicitor represents. The license also allows the solicitor to transport samples of alcoholic beverages to and from licensed establishments.

The license would need to be renewed every three years. The fee for three years is $975.

The annual fee for a solicitor's license is $325

Solicitor License Renewals Due June 30, 2020

Solicitors are required to renew licenses with ABRA by June 30, 2020.

Solicitors should check their mail at the end of May for renewal notices. Renewal forms are available online. Renewals must be completed in person at ABRA's office:

  • 2000 14th Street NW, Suite 400 South, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20009.

Beginning July 1, 2020 a fee of $50 per day will be assessed for any payment that is late. Late fees may not exceed the cost of the license.

Solicitor License Forms