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Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I purchase a Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control gift card?

Please visit one of our store locations to purchase (we accept cash or credit cards only for purchases of gift cards). At this time, we do not have online purchase available. Store locations are listed here: /DLC/retail/store_locations.html

Can I use a Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control gift card at any Montgomery County liquor store location?

Yes, you may make purchases with your gift card at any Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control retail liquor store. Current locations are: /DLC/retail/locations.html

How do I check the balance on my gift card?

If you make a purchase with your gift card, the balance will show toward the bottom of your receipt.

You can also check the balance at any one of our stores, or you can look up the balance online:

What dollar amounts can I choose for my gift card?

The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control gift card can be activated in any amount ranging from $20 - $500.

Does my gift card expire?

No. The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control gift card does not expire, and money is not debited from the card for periods of inactivity.

Can I return my gift card? Can I get cash for the amount left on my gift card?

No. Gift Cards are not returnable and cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash, check, or credit.

Are Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control gift cards reloadable?

Yes. Visit any one of our retail store locations and you can pay to reload your existing card. For locations see: /DLC/retail/locations.html

I am a licensee. May I purchase gift cards using my Escrow account?

No. We will not accept Escrow as a payment type to purchase gift cards.

 

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Department of Liquor Control • 201 Edison Park Drive • Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Telephone 240-777-1900 • FAX 240-777-1962 • E-mail
dlc@montgomerycountymd.gov