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New York TIPS Certification

Responsible Beverage Service training is not mandated by the state of New York. However the state of New York has a voluntary responsible vendor program called Alcohol Training and Awarenes Program (ATAP) and is regulated by the New York State Liquor Authourity (NYSLA).

TIPS Certification Online is accepted statewide for use in New York. The TIPS On-Premise course for restaurants and bars and Off-Premise course for liquor and grocery stores are both ATAP compliant.

Each course has a New York supplemental chapter specific to New York as required.

Students will recieve both a TIPS certification card and an ATAP certification upon completion.Sign up for your New York TIPS certification below.

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Why Should I Take the TIPS Certification Course for New York?

It's now becoming the norm for NY employers in the restaurant and bar, liquor store and gaming industries to hire only those who are New York ATAP certified. If your goal is to obtain one of these high paying, tipped positions, then undergoing responsible alcohol service training could very well be vital to your future. The New York State Liquor Authority also takes alcohol training into account for lawsuit liabilities—getting the New York ATAP training could keep you safe should a customer do something they shouldn't.

New York Alcohol Laws

This information has been provided to us by the regulating agency and is believed to be correct. However, laws and regulations may change at any time, and the information provided should not be relied upon in place of official documents or legal advice. For more information or clarification, consult the regulatory body for this jurisdiction directly.

Age to Consume 21
Age to Pour 21 - Most laws concerning the sale and service of alcoholic beverages in Nevada are regulated by the local jurisdictions.
Age to Sell 18
Age to Serve 18
DUI/DWI Limit .08
DUI/DWI Under Age Limit .02

Acceptable Forms of ID - New York

  • A valid driver's license issued by NY or any state or commonwealth in the US or Canada or federal government.
  • A non-driver identification card issued by NY or any state or commonwealth in the US or Canada or federal government.
  • A valid passport card.
  • An identification card issued by the Armed Forces of the United States.

Training Students from these New York cities and more:

The Hospitality industry in New York was the hardest hit industry during the pandemic. Lockdowns prevented many restaurants from operating indoor dining and bar areas severely impacting sales and staffing.

The good news is that now the hospitality industry is the leading segment of hiring and staffing with a severe shortage of trained workers.If you have ever thought about getting in to our industry serving alcohol and make great tips, now is the time!

While responsible alcohol service training is not required by state law in New York, many employers have taken advantage of the NY ATAP voluntary responsible alcohol service program and have made the training mandatory to work at their establishment. To maximize your chances of getting hired in our industry we recommend getting your New York ATAP TIPS certification prior to applying for that job.

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New York City Rochester Albany Tonawanda
Hempstead Huntington Greece Mount Vernon
Brookhaven Yonkers Greenburgh Schenectady
Islip Syracuse Clarkstown Utica
Oyster Bay Ramapo Cheektowaga Brentwood
Buffalo Amherst Colonie White Plains
Babylon Smithtown New Rochelle Levittown
Troy Niagara Falls West Seneca Queens
Brooklyn Manhattan Bronx Staten Island

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