EXPLANATION FOR SOLE PROPRIETOR CHECKLIST:

 

1.  OWNERSHIP OF PREMISE: MUST BE IN APPLICANT NAME ONLY- A   copy

       of  the warranty deed or a lease agreement showing that you have the  right to be occupying  the premise

       and are in control of the premises.

 

 2.  Bill of Sale or Lease for the Furniture, fixtures and equipment:

        MUST BE IN APPLICANT NAME ONLY- Unless already stated in the above document, you will need

        a document stating you either own or are leasing/renting the furniture fixtures and equipment.

 

  3.  CIGAR BAR: Bill of Sale For Humidor: MUST BE IN APPLICANT NAME ONLY- You will need a bill of sale

        for the humidor.

 

  4.  IF AN ON-PREMISE LICENSEE AND YOU HAVE A DRAFT SYSTEM: MUST BE IN

       APPLICANT NAME ONLY– will need a copy of the bill of sale with a $$ amount or lease for the draft system.

 

  5.  IF YOU ARE BUYING AN ALREADY LICENSED ESTABLISHMENT AND THERE IS

       ALCOHOL:   MUST BE IN APPLICANT NAME ONLY- will need a bill of sale with a $$ amount along with a

         complete inventory of the stock by brand and type.

 

  6.  IF AN ON-PREMISE LICENSE:  MUST BE IN APPLICANT NAME ONLY-must have a permit

         of assembly showing the seating capacity allowed by the local fire department.

 

  7.  IF AN ON-PREMISE LICENSE:  MUST BE IN APPLICANT NAME ONLY – must have a

         food certification  permit (health certificate) from the local or state health agency or a score sheet with a rating of

         70 or above.

 

  8.  CERTIFICATE OF REGISTERED TRADE NAME FROM THE NH SECRETARY OF

       STATES OFFICE:  MUST BE IN APPLICANT NAME ONLY.

 

  9.  NOTARIZED AFFIDAVIT FOR THE SOLE PROPRIETORattached.

 

10.  IF APPOINTING A MANAGER FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT MUST HAVE A LETTER

       FROM SOLE PROPRIETOR - appointing person as manager and attach an affidavit for the manager

         and or persons in charge.

 

11.  COPY OF THE CERTIFICATE OF MTS TRAINING (if attended prior to getting

       license)- Must be either designated  manager in writing or owner.

 

12.  DESIGNEE NOTIFICATION FOR MTS TRAINING FILLED OUT AND SIGNED BY

       APPLICANT- attached

 

13.  IF ON-PREMISE  RESTAURANT LICENSE WE MUST HAVE A COPY OF YOUR MENU.

 

14.  TOWN APPROVAL – need letter from town stating they have no objections to you having a liquor license

          at this address (only need if within 15 days of submitting your request for application to us). Additional

          permits (In the city/town of Salem, Manchester or Bedford must have a license issued by city/town for

          operation on Sunday, in the town of Hudson must have a permit from the town of Hudson).

 

15.  IF A COMBINATION LICENSE – must have proof of $3,000.00 wholesale grocery stock available to

          public – must include milk (including dairy), bread, meat, (vegetables, fruits- canned or fresh), cereal and

          snack food (soda, juice, water, candy, ice cream, pastries, chips, etc.).

 

16.  IF ON-PREMISE LICENSE WANTING ENTERTAINMENT- letter from town stating they have

          no objections to you having entertainment at your establishment.

 

17.  IF THERE WAS A PREVIOUS LICENSE PRIOR TO YOU-  need previous license, copy of

          previous  license, or trade name and license number of previous license.

 

18.  IF SOMEONE OTHER THAN APPLICANT WILL BE SIGNING THE APPLICATION- must

         have original power of attorney and  affidavit for  person with power of attorney.

 

 

 

SOLE PROPRIETOR-

CHECKLIST FOR DOCUMENTS NEEDED

 

Liquor License Applicant Checklist of Documents Required for Licensing

 

 

RSA 178:3 requires specific details for the qualification of the issuance of a NH Liquor License.  As a Liquor License Applicant, you must provide copies of the following documents for consideration of licensure.  The liquor license is issued by the NHSLC and all documents are retained at the Enforcement office of the NHSLC in Concord, NH.  

 

ALL DOCUMENTS MUST APPEAR IN THE PARTNER(S) –(APPLICANT) NAME.

 

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    1.    (    ) Ownership of  Premise:  WARRANTY DEED, LEASE AGREEMENT –TO THE SOLE PROP..             On or Off Premise           

 

     2.    (    ) Bill of  Sale/Lease:  FURNITURE, FIXTURES, and EQUIPMENT-TO THE SOLE PROP..                       On or Off Premise

 

     3.    (    ) Cigar Bar: Bill of Sale for Humidor-TO THE SOLE PROPRIETOR.                                                        On-Premise

 

     4.    (    ) Bill of  Sale/Lease:  DRAFT SYSTEM-TO THE SOLE PROP..                                                              On-Premise

 

     5.    (    ) Bill of  Sale:  ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES WITH A COMPLETE INVENTORY OF STOCK –                    On or Off Premise

                                     TO SOLE PROP..

 

    6.    (    ) Permit of Assembly:  CONTACT THE LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT –TO SOLE PROP..                          On-Premise

 

    7.    (    ) Food Service Permit:  CONTACT THE LOCAL OR STATE HEALTH AGENCY-TO SOLE PROP..          On-Premise

 

    8.    (   ) Certificate of  Registered Trade Name:  NH SECRETARY OF STATE (603-271-3242)-                       On or Off Premise

                                                                               TO THE SOLE PROP.

 

    9.    (   ) Notarized Affidavit:  For SOLE PROP. (section 5 must be initialed by affiant and it must                    On or Off Premise

                                                                              be notarized).

 

   10.    (    ) Letter of Managerial Appointments with supporting affidavits or affidavits for Person In Charge.  On or Off Premise

 

   11.    (    ) Certificate of MTS Training (Management Training Seminar) MTS Training MTS Class Schedule    On or Off Premise

 

   12.    (    ) Designee Notification for MTS Training                                                On or Off Premise

 

   13.   (    ) Menu-(restaurant licenses only).                                                                                                       On-Premise

 

   14.    (    ) a. TOWN APPROVAL  (   )  letter of approval  (  ) 15 days-no letter  (  )  Objection                         On or Off Premise

   (    ) b. Sunday license (Salem, Manchester and Bedford)  or  Special Permits (Hudson-Police Dept.).

 

   15.    (    ) Proof of $3,000.00 Wholesale Grocery Stock available to public-(combination licenses only),          Off-Premise

    7 Items: Meat, Vegetables, Fruit, Dairy (Milk), Bread, Cereal, Snack Food.

 

   16.   (    ) Entertainment approval from the Town.                                                                                               On-Premise

 

   17.    (    ) Previous License                                                                                                                                 On or Off Premise

 

   18.    (   ) Original Power of Attorney and Original Affidavit- for any person or lawyer.                                    On or Off Premise

 

 

 

                                            OTHER INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

The following information is NOT required to obtain a NH Liquor License, however the NHSLC feels we

should advise you of the following.The decision to acquire or dismiss the advice is purely your option.

 

n                 Federal Tax Stamp  This stamp is required by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and

            Firearms. You can call 1800-398-2282 for further information.

 

n                Rooms & Meals Operator License  Contact the NH Department of Regulated Revenue at

           (603)-271-3701.

 

n                Purchase of Liquor on Credit  If you desire to purchase liquor for the State of New Hampshire

            on credit, you must contact the Accounts Receivable Department at (603) 271-2353.

 

n                Town or City Approval  Some New Hampshire cities and towns require additional approval to

            meet city or town ordinances or local zoning laws.  Check with your local city or town for

            regulations on “Sunday Permits”, signage, entertainment, etc.

 

There are free educational programs offered to the public by the Enforcement Division of the

State Liquor Commission. 

n                T.E.A.M.  designed for On-Sale Licensees and their employees.

 

n                M.T.S. designed for all licensees and/or managers

 

n                Cops in Shops

 

n                Ready or Not ©

 

Check our website at www.nh.gov/liquor for dates, times and locations or feel free to call the

Community Outreach Unit at 603 271-8531.