The Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission ("TABC")is a law enforcement agency with regulatory duties. Its jurisdiction includes licensing entities throughout the state to sale and to distribute alcoholic beverages; enforcing criminal statutes prohibiting the illegal manufacture, sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages; as well as criminal enforcement jurisdiction over certain controlled substances (Schedule VI).
As part of its regulatory duties, the TABC issues licenses each of the three tiers of alcohol distribution: suppliers/manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. Retailers consist of both on and off premise consumption licensees, with permits issued to their employees. In addition these licenses and permits, the TABC issues special occasion permits to charitable, religious, or education organizations meeting the statutory requirements. For more information related to each of these licenses and permits, please click on the "Licensing" tab.
To contact a TABC staff member, click here.
NOTE: If English is not your primary language and you would like assistance, the TABC can obtain interpretation services. Please call your local TABC office.
NOTE: Si el inglés no es su lengua primaria y usted quisiera ayuda, el TABC puede obtener servicios de intérpretacion. Por favor llame a su oficina local del TABC.
To file a complaint against a licensee, click here.
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The Nashville Office location will be moving to a new location in the Downtown area
The 226 Capitol Boulevard office's last day will be Friday May 10th and opening in the new location on Monday May 13th.
The address for the new location is:
State of Tennessee Office Building
Davy Crockett Tower
500 James Robertson Parkway, 3rd Floor
There is metered parking available on James Roberston Parkway.