Alcoholic Beverage Operator (ABO) Office

Persons employed with businesses that sell or serve alcoholic beverages in the City of Bossier City must obtain an Alcoholic Beverage Operator (ABO) Card. Persons may apply for ABO cards at the Bossier City ABO Lab Office.

Application Conditions

To apply for or renew a Bossier City ABO card, the following conditions shall be met first:
  • $26 money order payable to Bossier City Police Department when you apply.
  • $30 processing fee (cash or money order only) upon receiving your ABO card.
  • Bossier City ABO cards are valid for a period of 3 years.
  • The total fee for a 3-year ABO card is $56
A Bossier City ABO card is only valid in Bossier City. Cardholders who plan on working somewhere other that Bossier City must apply for an ABO card issued by that respective city.

Note: In the event an ABO card is lost, the cardholder may obtain a replacement card at a cost of $10 provided the lost card has not expired.


The ABO Office also provides fingerprinting to the public for job-related purposes and for concealed handgun permits Applicants for concealed handgun permits must present a passport photo at the time of application. The fingerprinting fee is $20 per print card.