How much does a wine, beer or liquor bond cost in Indiana?
The amount of coverage required depends on the license type: $1,000 for vintners; $10,000 for brewers, distillers and liquor wholesalers; and $15,000 for rectifiers. The cost that vintners will pay for their surety bond is $100, while brewers, distillers or liquor wholesalers will pay $120. The cost for rectifiers varies and will be determined by an underwriter who will review the applicant’s qualifications. Click Buy Now to buy your bond instantly via our secure bond checkout or apply online and get your free quote!
|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$1,000 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Bond Vintner||$1,000||$100|
|$10,000 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Bond Brewer, Distiller or Liquor Wholesaler||$10,000||$120|
|$15,000 Alcoholic Beverage Commission Bond Rectifier||$15,000||Price Varies||GET A QUOTE|
Why do I need this bond?
The Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission requires vintners, brewers, distillers, liquor wholesalers and rectifiers to abide by all laws, rules and regulations stated in Title 7 of the Indiana Code. This bond protects customers from unlawful acts performed by the principal. The following are some of the provisions that principals must follow under this bond:
- Refraining from selling alcohol on Sundays (with the exception of authorized sporting events or races)
- Transporting alcoholic beverages only in lawful containers as described in the Code
- Posting approved licenses and applications where the public can see them
What’s the fine print?
Your permit number and type of business must appear on the bond form. The bond has to be renewed annually. The bond may be canceled by the insurance company with at least 30 days’ notice to the state.