Brewer’s Certificate of Compliance

Department of Revenue


For brewers, manufacturers, and importers of beer. Allows a manufacturer, brewer, bottler, importer, or vendor to ship beer into Iowa for resale by licensed beer wholesalers.

Code Citation Iowa Code section 123.135

Who Applies An individual or organization wishing to import and sell beer to Iowa wholesale beer distributors.

When To Apply Before shipping beer into Iowa.

Initial Requirements Applicants must have an authorized agent for service of process within Iowa. Applicants must file a list of all class “A” beer permittees with whom they intend to do business and designate the geographic area in which beer products are to be distributed by each permittee. Applicants must also be properly licensed by the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau of the U.S. Department of Treasury (TTB).

Duration 12 months

Processing Time 45 days

Fee Structure $200

Renewal Requirements Same as initial requirements

Exam None

Additional Information None

Services Provided

Service Category

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Contact Information
Alcohol Licensing
1918 SE Hulsizer Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021