- Alcohol Beverage Control Boards
- Frequently Requested Listings
- Alcohol Beverages Containing Added Caffeine
- Trade Practices
- Direct Shipping
Tools & Guides
- Business Central
- TTB Learning Center
- TTB Public Guidance
- TTB Glossary
- Common Compliance and Tax Issues Found During Brewery Audits
- Maintaining Compliance in a TTB-Regulated Business
Wondering how to get started as a wholesaler or importer of beverage alcohol or need to get a wholesaler's basic permit? Visit our industry startup guide: Getting Started in a TTB-Regulated Industry. Have a permit and looking for next steps? See our industry compliance guide: Maintaining Compliance in a TTB-Regulated Business.
Key Wholesaler/Importer/Exporter Topics
Laws, Regulations, and Public Guidance
Links to the CFRs, laws and industry circulars relating to wholesalers and importers.
To purchase and sell alcohol at wholesale, or import alcohol beverages, you must obtain a basic permit. Apply online!
U.S. Requirements for Importing Alcohol Beverages
Requirements that must be met to import alcohol beverages into the U.S.
|Importing Alcohol for Personal Use
What you need to know for importing for personal use.
Filing Import Data with CBP Electronically
ACE offers importers a simplified process for submitting import data and interacting with CBP and partner government agencies.
Certificate of Age and Origin Requirements for Imported Alcohol Beverages
Information on age and origin certification requirements for wines and distilled spirits imported into the United States.
Certification Requirements for Imported Wine
Certification requirements regarding production practices and procedures for imported natural wine.
Requirements for Importers/Exporters or Wholesalers
How to maintain compliance for those who have a permit to import, export, or wholesale beverage alcohol.
Retention of COLAs by Alcohol Wholesalers
TTB guidance for retention of COLAs by alcohol wholesalers.