Tobacco Retail Dealer's Permit 

Ministry of Finance, Government of Ontario

Applies only to: Ontario

If you are a retailer, you need a permit to buy tobacco products and sell them to consumers.

If you are a tobacco wholesaler, you can only sell to retailers who meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Hold a tobacco retail dealer's permit
  • Held an RST vendor's permit that was valid on June 30, 2010
  • Are authorized reserve retailers under Ontario's First Nations Cigarette Allocation System

Retailers can apply for a permit by mail, fax or telephone for free.