One of the most common questions we get at PSCC is "How old do I need to be a bartender?"

The answer is different for each state.  Refer to your state in the table below.


StateAge
Alabama AL 21
Alaska AK 21
Arizona AZ 19
Arkansas AR 18
California CA 21
Colorado CO 18
Connecticut CT 18
Delaware DE 21
District of Columbia DC 21
Florida FL 18
Georgia GA 18
Hawaii HI 18
Idaho ID 19
Illinois IL 21
Indiana IN 21
Iowa IA 18
Kansas KS 21
Kentucky KY 20
Louisiana LA 18
Massachusetts MA 18
Maine ME 18
Maryland MD 18
Michigan MI 18
Minnesota MN 18
Mississippi MS 21
Missouri MO 18
Montana MT 18
Nebraska NE 19
Nevada NV 21
Hampshire NH 18
New Jersey NJ 18
New York NY 18
New Mexico NM 19
North Carolina NC 21
North Dakota ND 19
Ohio OH 21
Oklahoma OK 21
Oregon OR 21
Pennsylvania PA 18
Rhode Island RI 18
South Carolina SC 21
South Dakota SD 21
Tennessee TN 18
Texas TX 18
Utah UT 21
Vermont VT 18
Virginia VA 21
Washington WA 21
West Virginia WV 18
Wisconsin WI 18
Wyoming WY 21
Canada18
Mexico18