Club (Private) Application Kit

Each application for a new liquor license includes The Arizona Statement of Citizenship and Alien Status For State Public Benefits Form (AKA Aliens Status Form). Beginning April 1, 2009, this Federal- and State-required form must be completed by;

  1. statutory agents;
  2. individual owners including Joint Tenants With Right of Survivorship (JTWROS); and
  3. each partner (who is a person) in a partnership including general and limited partners. This does not include corporations which are partners.
  4. To help you complete the form are Attachments A & B and frequently asked questions (Alien Status Form FAQs) below.

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This non-transferable, on-sale retail privileges liquor license allows the holder of a club license to sell and serve spirituous liquor for consumption only on the premises owned, leased or occupied by the club, and only to bona fide members of the club and their bona fide guests. A "club" is defined in the statutes as including veterans and fraternal organizations and their building associations, golf, social and airline clubs.

ADDITIONAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Applicants, licensees, and managers must take a Title 4 training course (liquor handling, laws and regulations) prior to approval. A pregnancy warning sign for pregnant women consuming spirituous liquor must be posted within twenty (20) feet of the cash register or at point of display. Licensed establishments must be kept an Employee Log of all persons employed at the premises including each employee's name, date and place of birth, address and responsibilities. No member, officer, agent or employee of a club licensee may be paid or receive compensation from the profits of the distribution or sale of spirituous liquor over and above an already fixed salary as allocated from the general revenue of the licensee. With permission of the liquor department, a club may lock the front entrance.

ARIZONA STATUTES: A.R.S.§4-101(7), 4-119, 4-201, 4-202, 4-203, 4-205, 4-209(B)(14),4-244(13), 4-209(D)(14), 4-261, 4-228; Rule R19-1-235.

Average Approval Time: Sixty-five (65) to one-hundred five (105) days.
Period of Issuance: One (1) year with option to renew.
Application Fees:
Non-refundable application fee: $100.00
Fingerprint fee per card: Finger Print Services
Interim Permit fee: $100.00
Fees Due Upon Approval:
Final fees (full year): $1,150.00
Final fees (half year): $1,075.00
Annual renewal fee (includes surcharge): $220.00