ABO & SOB Cards

ABO cards are required by anyone before they sell alcoholic beverages. SOB cards are required before working at a sexually oriented business. The cards must be renewed every two years. The cost is $50 for new and renewal cards. Applicants must bring:
  • The completed application (or complete an application at the ABO office)
  • Cash, Money Orders, and Cashier's Checks (no credit cards) for the appropriate amount
  • A valid driver's license or state ID with picture
  • Social security card
You will be fingerprinted and photographed when the application is submitted. Foreign nationals should have green cards or proof of nationalization.

Items to Bring

If you were born outside United States, additionally, you must bring one of the following items:
  • Birth certificate (only US citizen born abroad)
  • Naturalization certificate
  • Residency card
  • Valid US passport
There are no refunds.

New applications

are available online or at:
ABO Office
Room 63
Police Building
1234 Texas St.
Shreveport, LA 71101

For more information, call the ABO Office at 318-673-6140 or 318-673-6129.