Missouri ATC Simplifies Criminal Record Checks for California Residents

California wineries may now use the Live Scan fingerprint service to obtain criminal record background checks for Missouri Alcohol & Tobacco Control (ATC) Wine Direct Shipper and Out-of-State Solicitor license applications. For more details, go here. A criminal record check issued from the individual’s home state are required for the 1) sole owner, all partners, or the managing officer (based on the business structure); 2) each officer/director for the applicant entity (regardless of ownership percentage); and 3) each shareholder, member or person owning, legally or beneficially, directly or indirectly, 10% or more of the stock or interest in the applicant entity. Application forms and complete listings of required documents for Wine Direct Shipper and Solicitor licenses may be found on the ATC’s website.