The Public Health Agency of Sweden
Updated 23 November 2020

You must apply for a permit to sell tobacco products

Retailers and wholesalers who are to sell tobacco must apply for a permit from the municipality in accordance with the Act (2018:2088) on tobacco and similar products.

To obtain a permit, you must show that you are suitable to carry out the business. You also need to submit a self-monitoring program in your application. When you submit your application, the municipality charges an application fee. You can read more about the rules for the sale of tobacco products in the information sheets:

Your application for a permit to the municipality must include a self-monitoring programme.