Retail Services


Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Application Processing
ABC Consulting processes the application for you. You can rest assured that all the documents needed for Virginia ABC approval will be reviewed by our experts before presenting the package to Virginia ABC. Our experts will find and correct any issues before submitting the application to Virginia ABC.  This results in a quicker license approval. You will not be surprised to know that documents needed for approval are not always indicated on applications.  We know what is needed for approval.  We are also the first to know of changes in the approval process. 

Hearings and Appeals
Hearing preparation is paramount. Our experts have extensive experience in the court room.  We will prepare you for any hearing whether you have an attorney or not.  

The Operational Alcohol Standards Training of Virginia was developed by Crystal E. Stump, a former Virginia ABC Special Agent and now CEO of ABC Consulting.  The program has been certified by Virginia ABC. This training course is presented from the unique perspective of an ABC Special Agent. The program includes in-depth training of the regulations, the ability to spot fake ID's, managing confrontational situations, and instruction on the various programs operated by VA ABC including the underage buyer program.

MBAR (Mixed Beverage Annual Review)

ABC Consulting maintains state required food-to-liquor ratio, minimum monthly sales requirements and year end reporting of food and beverage sales for Mixed Beverage clients.

License Renewal

ABC Consulting processes license renewals to prevent late fees and license expirations.

Licensing Updates
ABC Consulting processes membership changes, license transfers, and trade name changes.

License Extensions
ABC Consulting processes the extension privileges of licensed establishment for additional dining areas, outdoor dining, and special events.

Access to Expert Attorneys, versed in Virginia ABC Law
ABC Consulting has developed relationships with premier attorneys who are experts in the field of Virginia ABC law.

One Day Licenses 
Issued for special events such as weddings, birthdays, retirements, holidays, reunions, and fundraising events for non-profit organizations.

Compliance Checks/Mystery Shopper

Professionally trained mystery shoppers are available to ensure your staff's compliance with Virginia ABC laws and regulations as well as business policy practices.

On-site inspections to ensure administrative compliance with the necessary governmental agencies.

ABC Consultants are certified Virginia Notaries Public. This is just another way we show our appreciation for your time.  We are a one-stop shop for all of your licensing needs. 

VA Lottery
In addition to alcohol licensing, we are experts in lottery licensing.  If you want to be a lottery retailer contact us today.

(SNAP) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program application assistance
ABC Consulting assists clients with becoming approved SNAP retailers.