For Information: A licensing system for retailers who sell tobacco products and nicotine inhaling products is currently under consideration for implementation. Further information will be made available as it arrive.
All those who sell or intend to sell tobacco products by retail, whether over the counter or from a self-service vending machine, must register with the Health Service Executive, National Tobacco Control Office (NTCO).
Registering as a tobacco retailer in Ireland can be done online, or by paper application.
The online application system will allow service providers to:
File an application to be a registered tobacco retailer
File updates to their registered details
View / Monitor previously filed forms
The application fee is €50
Tobacco Register Online Application System (external link)
Guidance for those selling Tobacco Products (publication)
National Register of Tobacco Retailers (external link)
Information Line: 1890 333 100
Information correct at time of publishing, please contact the HSE for further information.