Tobacco Seller's Licence - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to sell tobacco or tobacco products. Tobacco products include any cigars or cigarettes, any product that have tobacco as an ingredient, or any device designed or intended to be used with tobacco.

If you intend to sell tobacco products at more than one location, you will need to complete a separate application and pay the fee for each premises.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • provide details on the premises from which you intend to sell tobacco and related products
  • submit the required form
  • pay the required fee.

Only individuals, not companies, can apply for this licence. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to twelve months.



Per premises.


Per premises.



This licence cannot be transferred.



You can lodge and pay for your application in person at any Service Tasmania outlet.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Services

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Public Health (Tobacco Seller's Licence) Regulations 2009 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Tobacco Licensing Officer, Tobacco Control and Licensing
Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Services

Operating address:
Level 3
25 Argyle Street
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 125


1800 671 738


1300 135 513


03 6166 0709

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