Tobacco Retailer

Competent Authority

It is a requirement for all retailers of tobacco in Ireland to register with the Office of  Tobacco Control. Under Section 37 of the Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2002 as amended by the Public Health (Tobacco (Amendment) Act 2004, the Office of Tobacco Control , is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a retail register of all persons who sell tobacco product in Ireland. 

Registration Procedures

From 1 July 2009, existing retailers of tobacco products who wish to continue selling their product must apply to register with the Office of Tobacco Control . From 1 July 2009, new retailers must register with the Office before they can legally sell tobacco products. Under Section 37 (3) of the 2004 Act the Office may for the purpose of establishing and maintaining the Register charge a fee and this has been set by the Minister at €50.00.

If you are a tobacco retailer looking to provide services in Ireland, you may obtain more information in the links below.

How to Register

Contact details

Please find contact details for the Office of Tobacco Control  and the national register of tobacco retailers in the links below.

Office of Tobacco Control