1.) what is the tennessee alcohol beverage commission (tabc)? the state agency that enforces alcohol regulations and licensing laws in tennessee.
2.) what is an abc card? an abc card is a permit
issued by the tennessee alcoholic beverage commission (TABC) that allows you to serve liquor by the drink in licensed establishments and events.
3.) How fast can I get my card? You will be able to get your card by
the end of the following business day you attend the class.
4.) Do I need to sign up to attend a class? YES YOU DO. tHE TABC WILL NOT
ALLOW ATTENDANCE WITHOUT SIGNING UP. PLEASE see THE top OF THE SCHEDULEd classes PAGE FOR MORE
5.) How long is the class? The class is three and one half (3.5) hours,
which is mandated by the TABC.
6.) How much does it cost? The class is currently $70.00.
7) How old do I have to be to take an ABC Card class? You must be at least
eighteen (18) years old.
8.) Can I get my card at the end of class? Unfortunately, trainers CANNOT
ISSUE CARDS BECAUSE ALL PROCESSING IS ONLINE.
9.) Can an owner or restaurant manager request that a class be taught at their establishment? Absolutely! Many do! Just contact us any way that is convenient for you. An ABC Cards Fast class can be taught anywhere in Tennessee!
10.) What types of payment do we accept? We accept credit cards, debit
cards, cash and company checks. No personal checks!
11.) Will I receive proof that I attended the class? You will receive a Certificate of Completion once you complete the class, showing that you attended the class and passed
12.) Can I eat during class? Of course!
13.) Can I order an alcoholic beverage during class? According to TABC rules and regulations, it is against the law for ANYONE to consume an alcoholic beverage during an ABC
Card class; including breaks!
14.) Can I work right after taking the class? That will be up to your
ownership or management to decide.
15.) How long is my ABC Card good for? Your card is good for five (5)
16.) Can I take the class if I have a felony? you must not have had a
felony in the past four (4) years from its occurence.
17.) Do I have to take this class if i've taken a similar one in another state? it depends on which program you took and when.
18.) is there a fee for the server permit? The
server permit is $20.00 and must be paid WHEN YOU SIGN UP THROUGH THE RLPS SYSTEM. the fee is not included in the class payment.
19.) DO YOU HAVE TO TAKE THE CLASS AGAIN IF YOU HAVE TAKEN IT ONCE ALREADY?
ACCORDING TO CURRENT TABC LAWS, THE CLASS MUST BE TAKEN EVERY FIVE YEARS.
If you do not see the answer or need more clarification to a question that you still have, contact
us right away!