Wholesaler Employee Permit

Any person dispensing alcoholic beverages in a wholesaler's place of business must have a wholesale employee permit from the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

Wholesaler Employee Permits are valid for 5 years from the date of issue.

Applicants can apply for this permit using RLPS.


  • Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Once issued, Wholesale Employee Permits must be maintained on the employee’s person. The permit is subject to inspection by the commission and/or its duly authorized agent.


  • Pursuant to the Fresh Start Act, no person holding a TABC permit may have been convicted of a crime which directly relates to the business of alcoholic beverage sales.