Requirements on novel tobacco product

Before a novel tobacco product may be available to consumers on the Swedish market, its manufacturer or importer must notify the product to us.

Novel tobacco product that are available to consumers on the Swedish market must also fulfil the annual reporting obligation, be compliant with product requirements and carry health warnings on its packages.

Excise duty

If you have questions about excise duty on tobacco that must be paid on tobacco goods manufactured in, imported into, or received in Sweden – either from another EU country or from a country outside the EU, please contact the Swedish Tax Agency.

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What is a novel tobacco product?

Novel tobacco product is a tobacco product which is not cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco, pipe tobacco, waterpipe tobacco, cigars, cigarillos, chewing tobacco, nasal tobacco or tobacco for oral use and is placed on the market after 19 May 2014.


A Heated Tobacco Product (HTP) is classified/categorized as product type novel tobacco product. HTP that is provided without any tobacco sticks, i.e. only the device is provided, does not need to be notified.

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