Permits Online Tutorial

Part Three - What to Expect after Submission

Tracking Numbers

You have submitted your application to TTB.  Now let’s discuss what you can expect as your application is processed.

When you submit your application you were assigned different tracking numbers based on the application type submitted. Each initial tracking number is unique, and designed to identify the commodity for which you are applying. The number includes:

  • A commodity identifier
  • The year of submission

A unique, system-generated number

Here are examples of the different tracking numbers you might see…

Examples of Tracking Numbers Assigned

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Permits Online makes it easy for you to electronically apply for and update the permit, registration, or notice you need to operate a TTB-regulated business. Once you have registered to use Permits Online, just log in and follow the instructions and prompts for submitting your application package. There is no fee to apply.


Page last reviewed/updated: 06/17/2021