You must have a copy of your state liquor license prior to applying for a NEW BUSINESS Buchanan County Liquor License.
To apply for your Missouri State Liquor License, click on the link below:
State Liquor License Applications
Office Number: 816-743-8715
Main Line: (for general questions) 816-743-8888
Once you have your state license, complete the Buchanan County Liquor License Application and mail it, along with a copy of your state liquor license and the applicable fee (see fee chart), to the County Clerks office.
Buchanan County Liquor License renewals will be mailed every year in May for businesses with existing licenses.
An Auctioneer License may be obtained by applying through the County Clerk's Office.
Please see the fee chart below:
A $2.00 processing fee applies to each license.
Complete the Buchanan County Liquor Auctioneer Application and mail it, along with the applicable fee, to our office. You may also apply in person at our office.
* Please note: We can only accept cash, money orders, or checks made payable to the Buchanan County Clerk. We do not accept credit/debit cards.
County Clerk's Office
411 Jules Street, Room 121, Saint Joseph, MO 64501
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
We are open during lunch hours.