To apply for a NEW BUSINESS County Liquor License:
**You must have a copy of your State liquor license**
To apply for your state Liquor License call: Chuck Bidding Office Number: 816-743-8718 Work Cell: 573-469-2593 Main Line: (for general questions) 816-743-8888 Email: Email Chuck Bidding Address: 8800 E. 63rd Street, Suite #180, Raytown, MO 64133
Once you have your state license, fill out the application and mail along with a copy of your state liquor license and the applicable fee. We can only accept cash, money orders, or checks made payable to the Buchanan County Clerk (we currently are not able to process debit/credit cards).
Buchanan County Clerk Attn: Kerry Peppard 411 Jules Street, Room 121 St. Joseph, MO 64501
apply in person at our office.
If you have any questions please call the County Clerk's office at (816) 271-1412. Liquor License renewals will be mailed every year in May for businesses with existing licenses.
IF YOU NEED AN ALCOHOL SERVER LICENSE YOU MUST CONTACT CITY HALL OR THE ST JOSEPH POLICE DEPARTMENT.