In Nevada, anyone who wishes to sell or serve alcoholic beverages MUST be training-certified.

Nevada Bartending

Unfortunately, searching for further information through various government/ state websites can be a headache.

This is where we come in..

Here, you’ll find all the important information needed to become a bartender/ server in the state of Nevada.. We got you covered.

Nevada Alcohol Training & Certification:

As stated above, everyone who wants to serve/sell alcohol (bartenders) in the state, must be training-certified.

  • Costs may vary depending on provider
  • You must be at least 16 years old to attend
  • These classes are held statewide.. Be sure to find a class in your area!


If your employer requires you to receive an “ACT card” – Alcohol Awareness Training Card:

Minimum Age To Serve Alcoholic Beverages In Nevada:

  • 21 (*in most counties)

** Please note: Nevada statutes allow local governments to dictate their own laws concerning the age to sell or serve alcoholic beverages. Some local jurisdictions may have more or less restrictions.

Please double-check with your local City Clerk’s office.

Just click here to find the list of Counties & Cities in Nevada.

Other Requirements That May Be Helpful:

  • Driver’s License or Passport
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Be able to stand long periods of time
  • Knowledge of basic drink recipes

For more information, please contact your local City Clerk’s Office.


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