RLPS Permit Application

TABC Regulatory Licensing Permit System

All students must fill out the RLPS server permit application prior to attending class.

RLPS Application Steps for TABC Permit

This Application is not mobile, Safari or tablet friendly.. PC only.

Please take a photo of your ID and E-Mail it to yourself and download on desk top before starting application.

  1. https://rlps.abc.tn.gov/citizenaccess/
  2. If you do not have an account, you must register – Click on New Users: Register for an Account (located under the password box). Follow the instructions to create an account. You must log in after creating the account, the site does not log you in automatically (scroll to the bottom to find the log in button).
  3. If you already have an account, enter E-Mail and Password, click login.
  4. Click Licenses tab. (next to the Home tab).
  5. You will be provided with an acknowledgment to review.
  6. Once you have reviewed the text, click to check this box and click to continue application.
  7. Click the arrow beside permit icon and select server permit application.
  8. Click continue application.
  9. Permits and Licenses – Click continue application.
  10. Contact Information – Enter your contact information –Click add new.
  11. All data fields with a * are required.
  12. Under employment information answer the required questions and click submit when you are finished.
  13. At the bottom of the form you should see your mailing address from previous screen. If not, click add a contact address then enter the information. If it is correct, click continue.
  14. Click continue application.
  15. Application Information page – after filling out information click continue application.
  16. Documents – you need to upload a valid Id – to upload, click add button, hit add one more time and select your Id from the desktop. Then click continue once attachment has been added to the application.
  17. Click save.
  18. Click continue application.
  19. On this page review the information is correct. Once you have reviewed the text click to check this box and click to continue application.
  20. Pay fees – click continue application.
  21. Enter Credit card number and billing address.
  22. Click submit payment.
  23. You will receive confirmation your application has been completed.
At any point in the application process, you can select the yellow Save and Resume Later button to save your progress, so you do not lose the information you have already entered.
If you have problems you can call the TABC Nashville office at 615-532-2297 to be directed to the RLPS Help Desk.
The help desk is open Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. central time.