Alcohol Beverage License

CLERK
The following information is in accordance with The Canyon County Alcoholic Beverage License Ordinance, Chapter 5, Article 1.

Important notice we made changes to the ALCOHOL APPLICATIONS and instructions. Please make sure to download the new versions and follow all directions. See: Liquor License Instructionspdf

Appling for a Liquor License? What items do I need to apply? See the following:

Renewal-This application allows license holders to renew their Canyon County Liquor license. All license will expire on May 31 of every year.  Please remit the following:

  • Original, signed and notarized Alcohol Renewal License Application pdf
  • Copy of your State of Idaho Alcohol Beverage License (new upcoming year).
  • Appropriate fees (see fee schedule within the application or on the instructions).
    • Make all checks payable to Canyon County Recorder.

New – This application is available to allow license holder to distribute, possess for resale, or sell liquor, wine, and/or beer.

  • Original, signed and notarized New, Transfer or Change in Application pdf
  • Copy of your State of Idaho Alcohol Beverage License
  • Copy of the Lease Agreement or ownership documents such as Deeds.
  • Map of the premise (Premise is a building in which the sale of alcohol is consumed)
  • Appropriate fees (see fee schedule within the application or on the instructions).
    • Make checks payable to Canyon County Recorder.

Transferring – This application allows the license holder to transfer the license either to a new owner or a new location/premise. Please remit the following:

  • Original, signed and notarized New, Transfer or Change in Application (see above link)
  • The original Canyon County license from previous owner or location/premise.
  • Copy of your State of Idaho Alcohol Beverage License
  • Copy of the Lease Agreement or ownership documents such as Deeds
  • Map of the premise (Premise is a building in which the sale of alcohol is consumed)
  • Appropriate fees (see fee schedule within the application on the instructions).
    • Make all checks payable to Canyon County Recorder.

Change in application -If outside of renewal season you need to update your license (such as: change in officers, change in address but not a new location, change of type of alcohol sold, or change in “doing business” / license holder name. Please remit the following:

  • Original, signed and notarized New, Transfer or Change in Application (see above link)
  • Copy of your State of Idaho Alcohol Beverage License
  • Map of the premise (Premise is a building in which the sale of alcohol is consumed)
  • Appropriate fees (see fee schedule within the application or on the instructions).
    • Make all checks payable to Canyon County Recorder.

Applications lacking information, supporting documents and fees will be returned to the applicant for completion. This will cause delays in the processing of licenses.

Mail all applications to: Canyon County Recorder & Passport Office, Attn: Alcohol License, 111 North 11th Ave, Suite 330, Caldwell, Idaho 83605

If you are inquiring about Business Licenses, please start by contact the Idaho Secretary of State at 208-334-2301.  

If you are inquiring about Business Licenses, please contact the Idaho Secretary of State external at 208-334-2301.

Address

111 N 11th SUITE 330
Caldwell, ID 83605

Phone / Fax

P 208-454-7555
F 208-454-6689

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Hours

Weekdays 8am – 5pm
(excluding holidays)

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