Liquor Retail Wholesale or Manufacturer Business

Overview, preparation and instructions to apply for a Liquor Retail Wholesale or Manufacturer Business


*All Liquor Licenses are processed through the City of St. Louis Excise Commissioner's Office.*


If you are not sure if your business requires a Graduated Business License (GBL), please click the link "Business License Information", where you will find more information about licensing and a list of business types. Once you are there, click on the business type that describes the type of business you plan to do in the City of St. Louis.

If you still have questions about your business type, please contact our office at 314-622-4528 to find out the appropriate steps that you will need to follow to obtain a business license for the City of St. Louis.


See below for Excise Division's contact information.

What to Expect

Please contact the Excise Division.

  Excise Division
  Department of Public Safety
  City Hall room 416
  1200 Market Street
  St. Louis, MO 63103
  (314) 622-4191

Additional Information

If your business is a manufacturer, you must also have a Manufacturer's License. If you are a manufacturer of alcoholic beverages, you must file your manager's property declaration with the License Collector.


Office of the License Collector

(314) 622-4528

1200 Market Street, City Hall, Room 102-104
St. Louis, MO 63103

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Contact the Office of the License Collector

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