Approved Training and Certification Courses
for the Hospitality Industry
North Dakota Alcohol Seller / Server Certification
North Dakota Bartender License
North Dakota has various laws regulating the legal
age an individual needs to be to consume, sell, or serve alcoholic beverages and other regulations regarding the
sale and service of alcoholic beverages. Within North Dakota, the legal age to consume alcoholic beverages is 21.
There are also rules and regulations regarding what is required to become a bartender in North Dakota
Responsible Serving of Alcohol (On and Off Premise)Please choose the type of training you need from the options below.
In ND you can take either the on-premise responsible serving course if you are working at a bar or restaurant. Or, take the off-premise responsible serving course if you are working in a convenience store, liquor store, or other off-premises sales business.
North Dakota Regulations for Bartenders/Sellers/Servers:
Happy Hour Laws: The State of North Dakota does not have state-wide Happy Hour Prohibitions. Such laws may exist in your city or county. Check with your local jurisdiction for any restrictions.
Dramshop/Liquor Liability: Yes
Acceptable Forms of ID: Acceptable Forms of ID:
- An valid driver's license containing a picture, and date of birth, issued by any state or United States Territory.
- A state issued ID
- Military identification card
- Valid Passport
Related Courses for ND:
Certification in North Dakota
The North Dakota Responsible Serving Course for bartenders, sellers, and servers
will go over all the required information for learning to sell and serve alcohol in North Dakota and provide state-specific
certification, sometimes referred to as a bartender license or alcohol seller/server permit. The North Dakota course will cover topics such as how to spot someone who has been drinking too much,
How to properly check IDs, and the responsibilities/liabilities of the server. The North Dakota Responsible Serving
course features interactive learning through audio, videos, and text. Each lesson of the course deals with different
areas that a bartender, seller, or server in North Dakota needs to be familiar with. At the end of each lesson interactive
flashcards help with retention of the important details, and the lesson quizzes test for knowledge of the area.
North Dakota regulations are governed by the Office of the Attorney General in Bismarck.
Office of the Attorney General in Bismarck
Telephone: (701) 328-2329
Professional Server Certification / Bartender Certification Training:
Professional Server Certification Corp.
Telephone: 605 427 2645
Fax: (605) 427-2647
In North Dakota, you can take our online training to obtain your state specific Responsible Serving of Alcohol certification. The state of North Dakota does not mandate server certification, although some cities do require it. You will have to check with the city where you work to see if our course will meet their requirements.
North Dakota: City / County Specific Training
Grand Forks - City
For training for the city of Grand Forks, visit www.gfalcoholtraining.com
Grand Forks - County
For training for Grand Forks County, visit www.gfcountyalcoholtraining.com
For training for Dickinson, visit www.dixalcoholtraining.com
Our course does not meet the server training requirements in Fargo.
Our course does not meet the server training requirements in Williston.
For Other Cities/Counties in ND:
Choose your course below.
The cost of certification in North Dakota through this online course is $8.99. If you are a bar owner or employer in North Dakota and would like to get your entire bar
staff certified, the cost is $6.95 per person. (*must purchase at least $19 worth in your first order)
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This course is set up to allow you to advance your knowledge of alcohol service, through easy-to-master lessons.
As you move through the course, you will learn specific and detailed information about how to serve alcohol responsibly
and learn the regulations for bartenders, sellers, and servers in North Dakota.
How long does the course take?
This course generally takes about 2-3 hours to complete. However, any additional time needed will depend on your personal
study habits. You can take as much time as you need to study the course material and there are no penalties for
retaking the exams.
How can I sign up?
You can enroll in the Responsible Serving of Alcohol Course (Bartender License / Server Permit Course) through
the online form using a credit card and get instant access online. Click the Enroll link to go to the enrollment
Professional Server Certification Corporation (PSCC)
offers original state-of-the-art training courses that integrate audio, multimedia, retention testing, and feedback
for the hospitality industry. PSCC can accommodate individuals or adapt a course for any size organization that
wants to train employees.
PSCC is backed by a professional support staff that can answer your questions personally using our toll free hotline.
All courses are well-designed, simple to use, and can be taken entirely online using any type of Internet connection.
PSCC's Responsible Serving Course provides official certification for alcohol servers and sellers, and possible
insurance discounts for establishments.