Food Grade Ethanol Knowledge Base
Answers to ethanol related questions, including detailed Permits and Regulations Database organized by US State.
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Follow these steps to complete the Virginia license process:
Step 1: Open the Application for a Permit to Purchase Industrial Alcohol.
Step 2: At the top of the application add the current year at the end of "For the Year Ending December 31, ____". Then enter your name and the physical address of your business.
Step 3: Next, in the left column you will need to fill in the names of the products you will manufacture with Culinary Solvent. Then in the right column list which type of Culinary Solvent you will use to make each product.
Step 4: In the next section you will need to estimate how much alcohol you will purchase for the remainder of the current calendar year (ending 12/31). Start in the left column by listing which types of Culinary Solvent you plan to purchase. Next, in the right column enter how many gallons you estimate you will purchase for the rest of before December 31st.
Step 5: Sign and date the application.
Step 6: Mail completed application to: ABC Central Office, PO Box 27491, Richmond, VA 23261-7491
Step 7: Receive back your approved permit. Allow 30 days for processing. If it's has been 31 days and you have not yet received a response, inquiries can be made to (804) 213-4400 Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm Eastern Time.
Step 8: With an approved permit you will then be able to submit and order through the ABC board. For information on how to complete the order form follow this link: How to complete the Industrial Use Permitee Order and Permit for Transportation of Alcohol.