How old you need to be to become a bartender

This is the age you need to be to become a bartender in every state. This was last updated on December 2016

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

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