Tobacco Sellers Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to sell a tobacco product (for example: cigarettes, cigars, loose tobacco, shisha, and any other tobacco prepared for human consumption). Licences are available for retail, wholesale, or indirect sale. An indirect sale is where the seller and the purchaser are not in the same place at the same time, for example, a sale by telephone, fax, mail order or Internet. Please note that only one type of licence (retail, wholesale or indirect sale) will be issued to a person for a particular premise.

You may apply for a licence as an individual, or as a body corporate (including a company, partnership or association).

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 evidence of your identity
  • be a fit and proper person to hold a licence
  • submit the required form
  • pay the required fee.

If you are applying for a licence on behalf of a body corporate you will be required to provide further documentation concerning your organisation and evidence of your authorisation to apply for a licence on its behalf.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


A licence is valid for 12 months from the date of issue.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $283.00 Retail.
Apply Licence All $283.00 Indirect.
Apply Licence All $707.00 Wholesale.

Act(s) name

Tobacco Products Control Act 2006 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Tobacco Products Control Regulations 2006 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Tobacco Control Branch

Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Mailing address: PO BOX 8172
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Phone: 1300 784 892
Fax: 08 9382 0770