How to Get an OLCC Server Permit

Complete the Application Using the PORTAL

Take our Oregon Alcohol Permit Training Course

Return to the OLCC PORTAL and Take The Test

Approved & Preferred Oregon Alcohol Server Permit Training

In 3 Easy Steps, get your Oregon OLCC Alcohol Server Permit with our state-approved and preferred alcohol training from Serving Alcohol. As of 2024, our Oregon OLCC Alcohol Server Permit has been approved by the OLCC. If you are asking how to get an Oregon bartender license, we are the answer as the top preferred OLCC-accredited Oregon Server Permit Training provider.

Since 1985, we have alcohol-certified hundreds or thousands of people across the United States. We have provided state-approved responsible alcohol service training instructing staff members on recent liquor laws, including Oregon alcohol law. If you need help with your alcohol certification, our USA-based support will respond and resolve your issue within minutes.

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Why Are Oregon Servers Required to have an OLCC Server Permit

An Oregon Service Permit is required for any person who sells, serves, or mixes alcoholic beverages, as well as for any person who supervises people who do. “Selling” alcohol includes taking orders, fulfilling or delivering orders, filling growlers, and accepting payment for alcohol.

Taking an approved Alcohol Server Education Class through an in-person or online provider is a requirement to get your Alcohol Service Permit. You must submit proof of class completion through the web portal and pass the Alcohol Server Education test to get your official Oregon permit.

Your Oregon Service Permit is valid for 5 years and is non-transferable.

Information About the Course

To apply for a permit, you will need:

  • A user account on this website
  • Clear image of your driver’s license, passport, or state-issued ID (PDF, JPEG, or PNG formats accepted)
  • Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Valid form of payment (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover)

Online interactive and self-paced training is accessible on computers, laptops, or mobile devices.

Fast USA-base knowledgeable staff

Our team believes providing responsible alcohol training is more than just a basic notion, it’s a responsibility and livelihood that we take very seriously.

Our courses are developed by trained professionals with over 35 years of experience to ensure maximum impact on your staff and business. We are also proud to have a responsive and highly knowledgeable support team based in the United States. They are available 7 days a week to answer any questions you may have. Our customers regularly tell us how much they appreciate it, and it is a big reason why they come back year after year.



Who Should Take Our
Oregon Server Permit Training


Bar Supervisors


Bar Managers

Servers and Waitstaff


Door Security Guard


Bar Owners


Nightclub Bartenders & Managers

Any Person Who Serves Alcoholic Beverages

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) does require anyone who serves alcoholic beverages as an Oregon bartender, server, waiter, or manager to take an OLCC accredited alcohol training provider like Serving Alcohol.

Our online OLCC alcohol certification course is self-paced. For most people, the course takes approximately one to two hours to complete.

Upon completing our course and passing the exam through the OLCC portal, your certification will be valid for 5 years. 

Yes, security personnel need to be OLCC certified. “Serving alcoholic beverages for consumption” applies to any server at a licensed premises and security guards checking IDs at the door of a licensed premises. Security guards who do not check IDs do not have to be OLCC certified. This will require careful structuring of personnel by security services and by large venue employers.

Managers of a bar or restaurant usually oversee the servers and bartenders. But, on occasion, they also need to serve customers beer, wine, or liquor. They frequently need to check IDs and card customers behind the bar or make drinks. So, yes, managers of licensed establishments also need to be OLCC-certified in Oregon.

What is the Definition of an OLCC Certified Server

Oregon Bartending License

Your OLCC permit that grants the privilege to serve alcoholic drinks to patrons who then consume them within the licensed premises.


Advantages To Our OLCC Certification Course:

Easily complete the course at your own pace


Login and out of the course as many times as needed


Up to 6 months to complete your course


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Checks customer IDs before selling or serving alcoholic beverages or entry to an OLCC on-premises licensed establishment


Takes customer alcoholic beverage orders



Pours alcoholic beverages for customers, or delivers alcoholic beverages to customers

Anyone who directly hires alcohol servers oversees alcohol servers at an OLCC licensed premises or trains alcohol servers how to perform the service of alcohol for consumption for an OLCC on-premises licensee.

Get your Oregon Alcohol Server Permit with our state-approved

OLCC Server Permit Training