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Liquor Licences

Responsible Liquor Service

Find out about the AGLC’s Hard to Tell – Have to Ask campaign to keep liquor out of the hands of minors and the ProServe Liquor Staff Training Program.


The AGLC licences liquor activities in Alberta according to the Gaming and Liquor Act and Regulation, other provincial and federal legislation and AGLC policies.

In Alberta, five classes of licences as well as a special event licence are issued for the sale and manufacture of liquor:

For more information refer to the Policies, Procedures and Handbooks section.

Maintenance Inspection Reference Checklists

Wonder what AGLC Inspectors look for when conducting licensee inspections and what you need to be aware of as a licensee?  The following checklists will guide you:

Payment Options

Online payment options are available to liquor licensees purchasing direct from the liquor and beer warehouses through the following participating financial institutions.

If you are a client of any of the above financial institutions, you can simply complete the appropriate application form and email it to or fax to:

Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission
Banking & Liquor Revenue
Fax: 780-447-8697

Fees related to online payment services may vary amongst financial institutions.

Alternate Payment Options

  • Certified cheque
  • Bank draft

For more information, please call 780-447-7554 during office hours.

Improved payment processing now available

AGLC has worked with some of the major banks to improve the online liquor payment service. Your bank may now provide the ability to enter invoice numbers with your online liquor payments.

Where possible, please include your invoice number along with the (2-3 digit) warehouse payment code and (6 digit) license number in the appropriate fields so that we can ensure the accurate and more efficient matching of your payments.

If you have not received your new payment instructions, please contact us at and we will be happy to send them to you.

List of Warehouse Codes for Liquor Payments

Liquor licensees need to identify the appropriate warehouse code when making payments. Warehouse codes are listed here:

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