Responsible Serving of Alcohol
The state of North Dakota does not mandate server certification, although some cities do require it, including Fargo and Grand Forks. You will have to check with the city where you work to see if our course will meet their requirements.
Our course does not meet the server training requirements in Fargo. To meet the requirements for server certification in Fargo, students are required to attend the City of Fargo's server training course, coordinated by the Safe Communities program at the City's health department (Fargo Cass Public Health) and instructed by the police department.
Our course does not meet the server training requirements in Grand Forks.
Our course does not meet the server training requirements in Dickinson.
Our course does not meet the server training requirements in Williston.
Related Courses for ND:
- Employer Packages for North Dakota
- North Dakota Food Safety for Handlers
- North Dakota Food Safety for Managers
The minimum age to sell and serve alcohol in North Dakota is 18 with supervision
The Office of the Attorney General in BismarckThe agency that handles North Dakota liquor licensing and/or bartender licensing rules and regulations in North Dakota is The Office of the Attorney General in Bismarck. The contact information for The Office of the Attorney General in Bismarck is listed below. You can contact them to verify that online server certification (bartender license) can be obtained in North Dakota. We have also listed that information where applicable.
The Office of the Attorney General in Bismarck
Telephone: (701) 328-2329
Bartending License regulations for sellers and servers in North Dakota
- ND Dram Shop Laws: Yes
- ND 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.
Can bartenders in ND work as a bartender with a felony conviction? yes
Yes. North Dakota prohibits an applicant (for a state retail alcoholic beverage license) and the manager of an establishment from having been found guilty of, pled guilty to, or released from incarceration or probation for a felony within the last five years.