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The Licensing Division is responsible for reviewing State liquor license applications and issuing more than 200 new and 2,000 renewal State liquor licenses every month. There are 39 different license categories – including airplanes, trains, liquor stores, non-beverage users, out-of-state distributors, special events, non-resident dealers, national and foreign licensing, and brand registration. The Licensing Division has staff in both the Chicago and Springfield ILCC offices who help guide applicants through the license issuance process.

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