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Maine

Alcohol Server Training Law Voluntary
Recommended Course
Approved TIPS Programs Classroom: On Premise, Off Premise, Concessions, and Gaming
Online: You can take the course, but eTIPS does not currently comply with the state's voluntary Responsible Vendor Program.
Can I become a Certified TIPS Trainer? Yes. Browse upcoming train-the-trainer workshops.
State Agency Maine Liquor Licensing and Compliance
Requirements N/A
Certification TIPS Certification is valid for 3 years.
Age to consume 21
Age to pour 17 with a supervisor on duty who is at least 21
Age to Sell 17 with a supervisor on duty who is at least 21
Age to Serve 17 with a supervisor on duty who is at least 21
Notes on Selling or Serving N/A
Dram Shop Liability Laws Yes
Acceptable Forms of ID For protection under the Maine Liquor Liability Act, only accept the following as a credible photo proof of age: any state photo driver license, any state photo non-driver identification card or a passport.

The document must contain the photo of the guest, be valid (not expired) or altered in any way and contain the date of birth.

Any state or federal government agency identification may be used at the discretion of the licensee that contains a photo, date of birth and expiration date. It is the licensee's responsibility to spot fraudulent versions.