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New Visitors Guide

Welcome to the Official Website for the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)!

If this is your first time to our site, you may need some help getting started. From the sections below, choose the heading that best describes you or your reason for visiting us today. If you're just curious about TTB.gov, read the quick guide and take a tour of the site. Or, you can learn more by subscribing to email updates, reading answers to common questions, or contacting us.

Industry Members/Small Businesses

Are you thinking about starting a business, or wondering how to get a permit for importing alcohol? We have this information available, organized by the type of business. Simply click the Home tab at the top of the page and select the appropriate commodity in the dropdown menu, or select from the links below.

Tutorials and Job Aids

We at TTB know that our resources can best help you if you know how to use them. That's why we have online training and reference guides in our Learning Center that will show you how to get the most out of our resources, and how to conduct business online with TTB.

Visit the TTB Learning Center


An important part of our mission is to protect the public. Learn how our regulations and laws protect consumers, and how you can report suspected violations of those laws or regulations. The information below is tailored specifically for consumers and members of the public.


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Last updated: January 20, 2023
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