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Supplier License (Manufacturers, Wholesalers & Importers)

How to Apply

To apply for a Importer Supplier License, download and complete the application form. Also include supporting documentation when submitting your application.



Application Checklist



1. Submit a completed Importer Supplier License Application form
  • Identify applicant/licensee
  • Identify license type or other transaction
  • Identify state sales tax license number (transportation applicant only)
  • Submit original application
  • Submit Tax Check Authorization form (Included in this packet)
  • Complete in all sections
  • Sign Application
2. Pay the application fees
3. Submit a Diagram of the Premises (wholesalers, transportation and instate manufacturers)
  • 8 1/2" X 11" diagram of property to be licensed
  • Address and diagram of premises where liquor is to be stored (transportation and wholesale applicants only)
4. Proof of Property Possession (not required for importers and nonresident manufacturers)
  • Deed in name of the applicant only, or (matching question #1)
  • Lease in the name of the applicant only and valid for at least one (1) year from the date of license issuance (matching
    question #1), or
  • Lease assignment in the name of the applicant only with proper consent from the landlord and acceptance by the applicant
  • Copy of vehicle registration (transportation applicant only)
  • Copy of vehicle lease (transportation applicant only)
  • Other agreement if applicable
5. Background Information
6. Sole Proprietor/Husband and Wife Partnership (if applicable)
  • Submit a completed Lawful Presence Affidavit form
  • Copy of State Issued Driver's License or Identification Card for each applicant 
7. Corporate Applicant Information (If Applicable)
  • Copy of Articles of Incorporation
  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Certificate of Authorization if foreign corporation (Out of state applicants only)
8. Partnership Applicant Information (If Applicable)
  • Partnership Agreement (general or limited)
  • Certificate of Good Standing
9. Limited Liability Company Applicant Information (If Applicable)
  • Copy of Articles of Organization
  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Copy of Operating Agreement (if applicable)
  • Certificate of Authorization if foreign LLC (out of state applicants only)
10. Product Registration

Product registration and sole source designation for importers, nonresident manufacturers, wholesalers, and instate manufacturers can be completed online:

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11. Other Permits
  • Copy of applicable Federal permit (See TTB - Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureaus website for more information)
  • Copy of Colorado PUC Authority (transportation applicants only)