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Beer, Wine, and Liquor Licenses

The City of Davenport as the local authority has the responsibility for approving all liquor, wine and beer permits for submission to the State of Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division for issuance. 

Use the following links for:

NEW Liquor License

RENEW Liquor License

UPDATE existing License

Should you not have access to a computer you can contact our office or visit the Davenport Public Library. You will also need to be able to access your bank accounts online in order to provide the State with your bank routing number and account number to authorize electronic transfer of funds for new and renewal applications.



Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for processing of a new beer, wine or liquor license application from the time it is submitted until the license certificate is issued by the State of Iowa. 

Please contact us at (563) 326-7795 or for information and additional forms you will need to begin processing of your application.



Use the following links to:

Download required liquor license forms.

Additional Permits and Resources that may be required

View City of Davenport Ordinances - Alcoholic Beverages Chapter 5.10