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Raise the Bar: The Ultimate Guide to Obtaining Your ATAP Certification in New York

May 12, 2023

Welcome to our guide on obtaining an ATAP certification in New York. Whether you're looking to start a career as a bartender or just wanting to serve alcohol responsibly, getting your ATAP certification is an essential step. In this blog post, we'll walk you through the process of obtaining an ATAP certification in New York, from finding an approved training provider to passing the certification exam and receiving your Bartending License. 

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Below are the steps to obtain your ATAP Bartending License:

Find an approved ATAP training provider

The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) maintains a list of approved ATAP training providers on their website. You can also check with local bartending schools or online training providers. LIQUORExam.com offers online ATAP training for $9.95, just click the link below:


Complete the ATAP training course

The ATAP training course covers topics such as the effects of alcohol on the body, responsible service of alcohol, and recognizing the signs of intoxication. The course can be completed online or in-person and typically takes 3-4 hours to complete.

Pass the ATAP certification exam

After completing the training course, you will need to pass a certification exam. The exam can be taken online or in-person and typically takes 30-60 minutes to complete. You must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher to receive your ATAP certification.

Submit your ATAP certification to the SLA

Once you have passed our certification exam, we will submit your training to ATAP for certification to the SLA.

Receive your ATAP Bartending License

Once the SLA has received your ATAP certification(training), they will issue you a Bartending License with the ATAP endorsement.

It is important to note that the ATAP Bartending License is only valid in New York State and must be renewed every three years. Additionally, some employers may require additional training or certifications beyond the ATAP certification.