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Tobacco Retailer

Competent Authority

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).

Registration Procedure

Registering as a tobacco retailer in Ireland can be done online (application link), or by paper application (paper application link).

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

Further Information

Tobacco Register Online Application System (external link)

Guidance for those selling Tobacco Products (publication)

National Register of Tobacco Retailers (external link)

Contact details

Information Line: 1890 333 100
Email: info.tobaccoregister@hse.ie


Information correct at time of publishing, please contact the HSE for further information.