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Click on links below for ILCC Licensing links and general information: 

Available features regarding Licensing

Licensing Division Overview:

The Licensing Division is responsible for reviewing state liquor 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. This Division has staff in both the Chicago and Springfield offices and provides assistance to licensees to facilitate the license issuance process.


Visit the Licensing FAQ page for answers to the most frequently asked licensing questions.

Click here for the current DRAM shop liability limits.

Click here for the 2022 summary of statistical information for license applicants.