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If you wish to follow up on an application, please contact the ABC Secretary with the file number that you were given by the State.
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The State website (POSSE) is where you will renew your license yearly, put in for an extension of premise application, and more. Click here to go to their website page featuring all the permits offered.
You can also click here to login into your POSSE account.
Please contact your caseworker that you are currently corresponding with at the New Jersey Division of Taxation or, if you don't have a caseworker, email the ABC Clearance Unit at the Division of Taxation.
Please refer to the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control Retail Licensee Handbook and the City of Rahway Municipal Code.
To view any municipal liquor licenses that may be available for purchase, please click here.
You may need to file a 12.39 relief form through POSSE for holding an inactive license, which costs $100 per term you are requesting relief.
The City of Rahway does not charge late fees. However, the State has deterrent procedures, which include additional forms to fill out and fees.
You will need to either e-mail the State or you can call them at 609-984-2830. The representatives of the City of Rahway have limited access to POSSE, which is restricted to endorsing or rejecting the renewal of licenses and permit applications.
In order to do a Person to Person or Place to Place transfer, you can download this portfolio, which requires Acrobat X or Adobe Reader X or later. If you just need individual documents, please use the following:
Once the licensee has submitted the application it will automatically be transmitted to the municipal clerk or ABC Board Secretary for endorsement in POSSE.
Once endorsed, it will be automatically transmitted to ABC for review and issuance. Once issued, the licensee will receive an email notification that the permit has been issued and a copy of the permit. It must be displayed at the licensed premises.
Ad Intermit permit applications must be submitted through the POSSE ABC Online Licensing System. Under no circumstances will the Division accept a paper application for an Ad Interim Permit.