Apply for a Liquor License in St Louis City

Requirements and steps to apply for a Liquor License in St Louis City


As per Commissioner Myles McDonnell, effective immediately, all applicants/licensees must provide a current copy of your Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco liquor license prior to your City of St Louis liquor license being certified for issuances and/or renewal.

Please be advised that NO new applications will be accepted on Thursdays when hearings are scheduled and/or held. Please adjust your schedules accordingly.

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License Classifications

Drink Licenses

Drink license are issued to liquor establishments that serve liquor by the drink or in the original container for consumption on the premise.  A drink license establishment may also sell package liquor in the original package/container for off premise consumption. 

Package Licenses

Package license are issued to pharmacy, retail grocery store, convenience stores and florist. A package license allows for the sell of intoxicating liquor and/or beer in it original package/containers for off premise consumption only.  This license prohibits consumption on the licensed premise.  

Review Ordinance 68536 Section 14.06.250 -  Package License Business Enumerated for the package license requirements.


In person at City Hall, 1200 Market, Room 418


Individual Requirements for obtaining a Liquor License

Partnership Requirements for obtaining a Liquor License

Corporation Requirements for obtaining a Liquor License


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