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Licensure Office

The Licensure Office processes alcoholic beverage license applications (new, transfer, one-day, renewals) in compliance with Article 2B of Maryland state law and the Rules and Regulations of the Board of License Commissioners (Board).
Licensure staff assist applicants throughout the application process from initial inquiry through license issuance and beyond, and provides staff support to the Board.
The Licensure Office is also involved in issuing violation letters, collecting fines, and scheduling show-cause hearings before the Board.

How to apply for an Annual License
MALA, Maryland Alcohol Licensing Association
MALA Member Survey

Office Contact Information

Hours 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
240-777-1999
240-777-1991 (fax)
DLCLicensing@montgomerycountymd.gov

Pre- Licensing Contacts (Applicants)

Jocelyn Rawat, Licensure Manager
240-777-1997
Jocelyn.Rawat@montgomerycountymd.gov

Melissa Johns, Pre-licensing Case Manager
240-777-1936
Melissa.Johns@montgomerycountymd.gov

Act responsibly when consuming alcoholic beverages!
201 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
240-777-1900 DLC@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov