How to obtain your Oregon "Industrial Alcohol Authority" Walkthrough Tutorial

Updated October 2021

The State of Oregon requires individuals and businesses to obtain a permit for the purchase and import of nondenatured food grade ethanol, including Culinary Solvent.  Use this page as a guide to completing the permit process to purchase food grade alcohol in Oregon.

  • Who must complete this form:  Any resident of Oregon wishing to purchase Industrial Alcohol must complete an Industrial Alcohol Authority Permit.
  • Initial License Fee: $0
  • Renewal Frequency: Valid until cancelled or revoked.
  • Renewal Fee: $0
  • Approximate Time to Complete All Forms:  5 minutes, 1 Form
  • Approximate Wait Time After Form Submission:  Up to 30 Days
  • Record Keeping: Permit holders must record date and amount of all non-denatured alcohol imported into Oregon. These records must be kept for a minimum of two years from the date of import.

Blank Form Downloads

State Authority Information

Follow these steps to complete the Oregon license process:

​Step 1: Download a blank copy of the Oregon Industrial Alcohol Authority Permit using the link provided at the top of the page.  You can fill out this form electronically in your browser.

​Step 2: Enter your business name, business trade name, physical location, and if you have a PO box enter that as well.


Step 3: Enter the name and contact information for the person who will deal with the permit. 


Step 4: Enter in the name of the vendor. Then explain what you will use the industrial alcohol for.


Step 5:  Read OAR 845-004-0101. Print and sign your name and date the application.

Step 6: E-mail the application to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission at

Step 7: Wait for your approved application. If it has been more than 30 days and you have not yet received a response, inquiries on the Industrial Alcohol Authority can be made to (503) 872-5157 Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm Pacific Time.

Steps After Permit Approval

Send us your permit:  Email a copy of your approved permit to

Place your order: Use the secure online storefront at to select your product and enter your payment details.