In Georgia, you can take our online training to obtain your state specific Responsible Serving of Alcohol certification, which meets the requirements in most areas.
The minimum age to sell alcohol in Georgia is 18. Persons under 18 who are employed in convenience stores, etc. are not prohibited from handling alcohol that is sold for consumption off the premises. But a person must be 18 years or older to be employed in a retail package store. The minimum age to serve alcohol in Georgia is 18. However, employees must be at least 21 years of age to sell or serve alcohol or perform other duties in a bar (where 75% or more of total gross revenue is from the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises).
The Georgia Department of Revenue, Alcohol & Tobacco Tax DivisionThe agency that handles Georgia liquor licensing and/or bartender licensing rules and regulations in Georgia is The Georgia Department of Revenue, Alcohol & Tobacco Tax Division. The contact information for The Georgia Department of Revenue, Alcohol & Tobacco Tax Division is listed below. You can contact them to verify that online server certification (bartender license) can be obtained in Georgia. We have also listed that information where applicable.
The Georgia Department of Revenue, Alcohol & Tobacco Tax Division
Bartending regulations for sellers and servers in Georgia
- GA Dram Shop Laws: Yes
- GA Happy Hour Laws: The State of Georgia does not have state-wide Happy Hour Prohibitions. Such laws may exist in your city or county. Check with your local jurisdiction for any restrictions.