Authority to Display e-Cigarettes - Victoria


You will require this certificate to display e-cigarettes and their accessories for sale. Certification will allow you to classify your retail premises as a 'specialist e-cigarette store'.

There are strict requirements as to how e-cigarettes and their products can be displayed as these devices are classified as 'tobacco products' and must only be marketed to an adult audience. Please note that you will require a separate approval to sell e-cigarettes.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 certificate, you must:

  • be licensed to sell e-cigarettes and associates products (or have submitted an application)
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be over eighteen years of age
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


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Task Type Business Structure Description
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No fees are required.

Act(s) name

Tobacco Act 1987 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Tobacco Regulations 2017 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Tobacco Control Section

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Tobacco Control Section

Department of Health and Human Services

Operating address: 50 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4057
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 136 775
Fax: 03 9096 9165
Website: (Opens in new window)

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