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Alcohol Brand/Label Registration

Alcoholic beverages shall not be sold or offered for sale in Florida, or moved within or into Florida without the brand/label first being registered with the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco. Any manufacturer, brewer, bottler, distributor or importer of malt beverages; primary American source of supply of wine such as the manufacturer, vintner, winery, or bottler or, an authorized exclusive agent thereof; primary American source of supply of spirit beverages such as the manufacturer, rectifier or bottler or, an authorized exclusive agent thereof, must become a registrant so that each brand/label of any alcoholic beverages which are to be sold or moved within the State of Florida, may be registered.

Application Requirements:
  • DISCLAIMER: Applicants may be required to provide some or all of the following (any additional requirements are listed in the form instructions):

    • To register a brand/label you must first be a brand/label registrant.
    • Alcoholic beverages must be distributed by Florida licensed distributors.
  • FEE:  There is no charge to become a brand/label registrant. 

    Listed below are the fees for each brand/label type being registered:

    $30 each for Malt Distributed beverage.

    $0 each Malt Not Distributed beverage.

    $15 each for wine beverage.

    $30 each for spirit beverage.



  • APPLICATION: Apply online by clicking on "Apply Using Online Services" at the bottom of this page to be authorized to ship the product in Florida upon completion of your submission (inclusive of any payment).
  • FEDERAL LABEL APPROVAL: Provide the Federal Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) number for each brand/label to be registered (if applicable).
  • LABEL: Submit a legible copy of each brand/label being registered.

    • Registrants must be either the manufacturer or the legally authorized exclusive agent.
    • Brands registered must be in containers approved by the Federal government that do not exceed 1.75 liters (59.18 ounces).
    • Must be no greater than 153 proof.

    • Registrant must be registered and active with the Florida Department of State to do business in the State of Florida.
    • Brands must either bear the word "Florida" or "FL" or the manufacturer must have applied for and received an exemption from the division.
    • A current exclusive sales territory agreement must be on file with the division.
    • Brands/Labels registered must be for container sizes of 32 ounces or less or packaged in bulk or in kegs or barrels or in a container holding one (1) gallon or more, regardless of container type.

    • Registrants must be either the manufacturer or the legally authorized exclusive agent.
    • Brands registered must be in containers approved by the Federal government that do not exceed one (1) gallon unless it is in a reusable container holding 5.16 gallons (19.5 liters). However, if the sale is to another qualified distributor or manufacturer any size container is acceptable.
  • SPECIAL NOTES: Revisions to labels are no longer processed as such. Each brand/label which require federal label approval must be registered as new.

    To request FL/Florida imprinting exemption, submit application DBPR ABT 2. Pursuant to Section 563.06(5)(b), Florida Statutes, only manufacturers may request this exemption.

  • FAQs:  For detailed instructions with screen shots, please visit our

    Brand FAQs.

Apply Using Online Services

Offline Application is not available
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