#1 TABC Certification FAQ


This course is approved by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to offer online seller/server training and certification in Texas.


What certification does #1 TABC Certification provide?

#1 TABC Certification provides seller-server certification. It is officially approved by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and provides certification to individuals who sell or serve alcohol in their daily job activites. Upon completion of the course, your TABC certification is valid in Texas for two years.

How do I register for the online course?

To register for #1 TABC Certification, you must complete all fields on the purchase course screen (as indicated). After you have correctly entered your personal registration information, please proceed by clicking on 'continue.' Make sure you save your username and password, you will need this information to log back into the course at any time. Once you complete the registration and payment process, you will be taken to the course.

How do I pay for my course?

#1 TABC Certification accepts all major credit cards and bank debit cards. If you are unable to complete your payment with a credit or debit card, please contact #1 TABC Certification at ‪(512) 693-7527‬ or products@txrestaurant.org. The course is $14.95, but a discount code can be offered through your employer if they are a TRA member.

Can I register for this course now & start later?

Yes, you can register now and start course when it is convenient for you. Please be fure to write down your username and password so that you have it when you sign-in to begin the course.

How much time do I have to complete this course?

The course is available to you however long it takes you to complete it. If you need assistance accessing your course simply contact Customer Service at ‪(512) 693-7527‬ or products@txrestaurant.org.

How do I obtain proof of completing/passing the course?

Your TABC certificate will be available for you to print and save for your personal use immediately upon passing the course. We recommend that you save a copy of the certification for your personal records and make a copy for your employer. It is strongly recommended that you always maintain the original copy of your TABC certification.

How can I access my certificate after I have completed the course and logged out?

Go to www.training.txrestaurant.org and sign in with the username and password you created.
Click 'Print certificate'
Your certificate will be displayed in a printable screen.
Save to your files and print the certificate.

How do I retrieve my username or password?

If you are unable to remember your username or password, click the link on the sign-in screen. The system will email you a link to reset the username or password. 

When will I be able to verify my certification on the TABC state website?

Please allow a minimum of two weeks after course completion to verify your certification on the TABC state website. If sufficient time has passed and you are still unable to locate your certification on the TABC website, contact Customer Service at ‪(512) 693-7527‬ or via products@txrestaurant.org.

Who has access to the personal information I provide during registration?

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) requires all courses offering TABC certification to provide the personal information requested during registration. This information enables TABC to track certifications and assign them to the correct individuals. By providing this information, your employer may also verify your certification with the state.
We do not sell or share this information with any third parties other than the TABC as required.

Why do you need my Social Security Number and Date of Birth?

The TABC requires it this information. Your Social Security Number and Date of Birth are only used for reporting your certification to the TABC and will never be shared with anyone else.

If you don’t have a Social Security Number, you can still take our TABC certification course. TABC also accepts the following Personal Identification Numbers:

  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
  • Alien Registration Number (“A” Number)
  • IV case number from a machine-readable immigrant visa (MRIV)

Who do I contact if I have more questions?

Please contact #1 TABC Certification customer service. We are available Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm and make every effort to respond to requests for assistance within 2 hours.

‪(512) 693-7527‬ | products@txrestaurant.org