In Arizona, there aren’t any state regulations in place that require a server or bartender to be licensed in order to sell alcohol.
It is important to keep in mind some employers will require bartenders or any other employees to complete such courses regardless of state or city laws.
If your employer does require you to be licensed, you will most likely be requested to receive a BASIC Title 4 training Certificate of Completion. You can find all of Arizona’s state-approved (Title 4) training providers here.
Minimum Age To Serve & Sell Alcoholic Beverages In Arizona:
According to the Arizona state legislature, it is unlawful “for a licensee to employ a person under eighteen years of age to manufacture, sell or dispose of spirituous liquors.”
This law changed in 2017, moving the minimum age to bartend from 19 to 18.
Other Requirements That May Be Helpful:
- Driver’s License or Passport
- Good Communication Skills
- Proper non-slip shoes
- Knowledge of basic drink recipes
For more information, please contact your local City Clerk’s office here.