Food Grade Ethanol Knowledge Base
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State Authority Information
Follow these steps to complete the New York license process:
In order to purchase Culinary Solvent as a resident in New York, you must have a permit. Start by e-mailing the NYSLA (link above) with what you want to purchase, in what quantities, and with what intent to use it. Then the processors will e-mail you back so that you have in writing which permit you need to apply for.
Once you know which permit you need, you can apply for it with New York's licensing system online at: https://aca.licensecenter.ny.gov/aca/default.aspx
Click that link and register an account online.
Step 1: Click on "Register for an Account" (Highlighted in red) at the top right corner of your screen. Fill in the required fields and login with your new account.
Step 2: Once you are logged in, click on the big green button that says "Apply now for a new license or permit"
Step 4: This list of license types will then appear. Click on "State Liquor Authority"
Step 5: Check the e-mail you received from the NYSLA and check the appropriate permit. Common permit types are highlighted above. Then click the "Continue Application" button.
Step 6: (Page 1) The next page will show the section of New York ABC law associated with the license. Make sure you read the "ATTESTATION AND DESCRIPTION". After you have read the section, check the box and click "Continue Application"
Step 7: (Page 2) If you have an active New York State Liquor Authority License number, enter in the blank space. If not, hit continue application.
Step 8a: (Page 3) On this next page, under "Applicant", click the "Add New" button.
Step 8b: The pop-up above should appear. Select which type of company/individual you are and enter the information in the fields marked with asterisks (*)
Click Step 9: Then on the drop-down menu answer the felony or misdemeanor question. Then click "Continue Application" ere to edit.
Step 10: (Page 3) On this page you need to enter in your business address. Click the "Add Contact Address" button.
Step 11: The pop-up above should appear. Enter in your business address here and then click "Save and Close"
Step 12: Using the drop-down menu answer the felony or misdemeanor question. Then click "Continue Application"
Step 13: (Page 4) On this page enter in your business address and click "Validate Address". If your address isn't recognized follow the instruction provided on the page.
Step 14: (Page 5) Representative is NOT A REQUIRED contact type. If you do not need to add a representative contact to your application click the 'Continue Application' button.
Step 15: (Page 6) First, list the products you will make with Culinary Solvent. Second, list the purpose for which Culinary Solvent will be used. Third, click "Continue Application"
Step 16: (Page 7) Click the "Affiliate(s) of Interest" button. The pop-up above should appear. List all
officers, directors, principals, sole proprietors, partners, stockholders, LLC members, and LLC managers. Once all Affiliates are listed, click "Continue Application".
Step 17: (Page 8) Open the authorization form here: e-licensing authorization. The authorization form must be signed and dated by an individual applicant, each member of a partnership or an authorized officer of a corporation. Then click on "Add Authorization Name" to enter details for each signer of the authorization form. You will be required to upload this form at the end of the application process.
Step 18: Click "Upload Documents" and upload the authorization form you filled out. Then click the "Continue Application" button.
Step 19: Review all the information you have entered so far. Once you are sure it is all accurate click "Continue Application"
Step 20: Review your cart to make sure you only have the permit and filing fee listed. Then click the "Checkout" button.
Step 21: Enter your billing information and payment details. Then click the "Process" button. Once your card information is verified, you will be directed to a page to complete the transaction. After your payment is processed, you will view a confirmation page with your application number and important follow-up information.
Step 22: You will receive an approval or denial via email. Log into your account on https://aca.licensecenter.ny.gov/aca/default.aspx to manage your licenses and permits. Allow 1-2 weeks for processing. If it's has been 2 weeks and you have not yet received a response, inquiries can be made to (518) 453-8130 Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm Eastern Time.
If there is a problem with your application you will receive an email detailing the issue and suggested corrective measures.
Step 23: Send us your approved Industrial Alcohol 3 Year Permit using our online upload https://www.culinarysolvent.com/permit-upload.html
Step 24: Place your order at https://www.culinarysolvent.com/store/c1/store