Guidance

Tobacco products and e-cigarette cross-border sales: registration

Registration for the supply of tobacco products and e-cigarettes to consumers in the UK and European Economic Area.

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This page contains guidance on the registration process for the supply of tobacco and e-cigarettes (including e-liquids, devices and components) to consumers, into or out of Northern Ireland. It also updates the requirements for registration of these products by retailers based in Great Britain.

There is also a link to complete the registration process with Public Health England, and a list of retailers which have registered.

Registration is a requirement under Part 8 of the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016.

Published 28 April 2016
Last updated 7 May 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated list of registered retailers.

  2. Updated list of registered retailers.

  3. Updated information in line with the new regulations that will apply after the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020.

  4. Updated list of registered retailers.

  5. Updated list of registered retailers.

  6. Updated list of registered retailers.

  7. Updated list of notified retailers.

  8. Update to list of notified retailers.

  9. Updated registration guide.

  10. Updated list of registered retailers.

  11. Updated list of registered retailers.

  12. Updated the list of registered retailers.

  13. Updated list of retailers.

  14. Updated list of retailers.

  15. Updated list of registered retailers.

  16. Regular update to list of registered retailers.

  17. Updated list of registered retailers.

  18. Updated list of registered retailers

  19. Updated list of retailers.

  20. Added clarification for UK retailers on registering for cross-border sales.

  21. Updated list of retailers.

  22. Updated list of retailers.

  23. Updated list of retailers and member states.

  24. Updated list of registed retailers.

  25. Updated the list of retailers to include those who registered from August to 15 December 2016.

  26. Published the list of registered retailers for July 2016 and the list of Member States that permit cross-border distance sales of e-cigarettes and/or tobacco products.

  27. New advice for businesses established in the UK selling to consumers in another EEA state where that EEA state has not yet set up a registration system.

  28. First published.