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Need Help? For technical assistance in using this web application, please call the ePLACE Help Desk Team at (844) 733-7522 or (844) 73-ePLAC between the hours of 7:30 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday, with the exception of all Commonwealth and Federally observed holidays. If you prefer, you can also e-mail us at For assistance with non-technical issues, please contact the issuing Agency directly using the links below.

Contact Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission
Contact Department of Labor Standards
Contact Division of Occupational Licensure

For all Division of Apprentice Standards related transactions (Sponsor Applications; Apprentice Agreements; Renewals; Sponsor Verification) click here

To apply for an Energy and Environmental Affairs (DEP, MDAR or DCR) permit or license, please click here.

Convenience Fee:
For DOL and DLS transactions, please note that all on line credit card transactions incur a 2.35% convenience fee. There is a fee of $0.35 associated with online payment by ACH/EFT.

For ABCC transactions, please note that all online credit card transactions incur a 2.35% convenience fee

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Welcome to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ePLACE Portal

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is pleased to offer online access to many licensing, permitting and certificate services. With ePLACE, the Commonwealth hopes to deliver more efficient, convenient, and interactive e-government services.

Options for Licensees and Applicants:
- Apply for, Renew, or Amend a License, Permit or Certificate Application
- Make Payments Online

Options for Consumers and the General Public

- Check License Status for Individuals or Business Licensees
- Conduct a Search of Licensees
- File an Online Complaint Against a Licensee
You do not need to register to check a license status, or to search for licensees. To perform other functions online, a registration is needed.

ePLACE Portal Account Registration
In order to utilize most of the services available through the ePLACE, you must first register for an account. Registration is required to do any of the following:
-Apply for a License, Permit or Certificate
- Renew a License, Permit or Certificate
- File a Complaint Regarding a Licensee, Permit and/or Certificate Holder
- Track the Status of Applications, Complaints, and Administrative Proceedings
- Review and Update Applications, Permitting and/or Certificate Information

First Time Users:
To register, click here create an account with a User name and Password. After registering, login to access ePLACE.

Returning Users:
Use the log in box on the right to log in with your User name and Password to access the portal. *NOTE if it has been more than 60 days since you last logged into the system you will need to reset your password.

For additional information about the Commonwealth, please visit the portal.
For ABCC information, please visit the ABCC website.
For DLS information, please visit the DLS website.
For DOL information, please visit the DOL website.


Please note: At this time, the ePLACE Portal services only some (not all) licenses, permits and certificates issued by the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC), Department of Labor Standards (DLS), and the Division of Occupational Licensure (DOL). It does not service any other type of license, permit or certificates that is issued or approved by the Commonwealth or any of its agencies or municipalities. ePLACE does not service any federal licenses or permits.

Supported Browsers:
- Microsoft Edge v38+
- Google Chrome v55+
- Mozilla Firefox v47+
- Safari v10+

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