Retail Tobacco Merchant's Licence - South Australia


All Tobacco Retailers in South Australia must hold a Retail Tobacco Merchant's Licence and display a copy of the licence next to each point of sale.

Retailers with more than one retail outlet selling tobacco must hold a separate tobacco licence for each of these outlets.

A Tobacco Product is anything that contains tobacco or is designed for the purpose of smoking tobacco, e.g. herbal cigarettes, filters and cigarette papers.

A prescribed notice must be on display next to each point of sale.

Service type


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


Renewed annually. These licences are not transferable or refundable.


2018-2019 fees:

Act(s) name

Taxation Administration Act 1996 SA

Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997 SA

Regulation(s) name

Tobacco Products Regulations 2004 SA

Administering agency

Public Health Services

Tobacco Licensing

Contact details

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

General Enquiries

Operating address: Level 1
11 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: PO Box 6
Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: 0882267100
Fax: 0882267102
Website: (Opens in new window)