The Louisiana State ATC approved Responsible Vendor Course

ABSEC LLC is a Louisiana owned and based company

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Louisiana Responsible Vendor Program

What is the Louisiana Responsible Vendor Program?

Key Takeaway: Louisiana Responsible Vendor Training is a program that aims to educate vendors about the responsible sale and service of alcohol to prevent alcohol-related incidents. The program is available online and offers area-specific ordinances and...

Louisiana Responsible Vendor Training

Bartender Requirements for Every State

Key Takeaway: Bartending age requirements vary by state: It is important for anyone interested in bartending to be aware of the age requirements in their state or province. In the United States, the legal drinking age is 21, but some states allow individuals who...

False ID

What is an indicator of a false ID?

Key Takeaway: One indicator of a false ID is inadequate evidence of age. Vendors should refuse to sell alcohol to anyone who cannot provide acceptable identification. One consideration of a false ID is discrimination laws. Vendors should avoid discriminating...


Can an 18-year-old be a bartender?

Key Takeaway: The age requirement for bartending varies per state in the United States, typically ranging from 18-21 years old. Some states may also require alcohol awareness training. There are state-specific guidelines for bartending certification, including...


Real ID Louisiana

Key Takeaways: Real ID Louisiana requirements include obtaining a Real ID compliant license/ID or an acceptable alternative such as a passport, passport card, or state-issued Enhanced Driver’s License. A deadline exists for Louisiana residents to obtain Real ID...


I need a Responsible Vendor Server Permit, how do I purchase the online course and take the exam?
  • Purchase the RV Server online course.
  • Take the online course.
  • Take and pass the final exam.  You will not be able to take the online exam until you complete the online course.)

You will receive a  Certificate of Completion upon passing the  Online Exam. This Certificate of Completion will serve as proof of training until your Server Permit is issued and made available online by the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control.

I lost my server permit. How do I obtain another copy?

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How long is my server or security permit good for?

Responsible Vendor Server and Security permits expire every four years on the last day of the month in which you took the class.

Why should someone use the ABSEC Online Program?

The ABSEC online program incorporates Louisiana specific laws and regulations as required in all mandatory responsible vendor training programs in the state of Louisiana. By providing this state specific training, students receive the Louisiana Responsible Vendor Server Permit upon course and exam completion.

ABSEC is Louisiana based and Louisiana owned.

Do all of my employees who sell or serve alcohol need to be trained now?

Any person who sells or serves beverage alcohol or deals with customers who purchase or consume beverage alcohol must attend an approved server training class and receive a Server Permit issued by the Louisiana Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control.

Servers must obtain a permit within 45 days from date of hire.

I took the alcohol server class but did not pass the examination, what do I do now?

Simple.  You may retake the course and attempt the final examination by contacting us.  https://absecllc.com/contact-us/

I was trained in responsible alcohol service in another state, is that training valid in Louisiana?

No, you must receive training specific to the State of Louisiana by attending an approved Responsible Vendor training program.

Who must attend class and obtain a Responsible Vendor Server Permit?

Any employee of a vendor who is authorized to sell or serve beverage alcohol in the normal course of his or her employment or deals with customers who purchase or consume beverage alcohol must successfully attend and pass a Responsible Vendor training course and obtain a Responsible Vendor Server Permit.

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