Tobacco Licence - Retail - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to sell smoking or tobacco products by retail. The licence enables you to sell tobacco products, such as cigarettes and cigars, at the premises specified by the licence.

The holder of a retail tobacconist's licence must display their licence at, or in close proximity to, each point of sale at the premises.

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:

  • supply details of the premises you intend to sell the products from
  • provide any other information needed by the Agency
  • pay the relevant application fees.


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Application fee:

  • September to November - $595.00
  • December to February - $446.00
  • March to May - $298.00
  • June to August - $149.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $595.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Tobacco and Other Smoking Products Act 1927 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.