A Tobacconist is a business that primarily sells specialty tobacco products. Specialty tobacco products include cigars, pipes and humidors but does not include cigarettes. The Tobacconist Fact Sheet has more information about the legislative requirements for Tobacconists.  Under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 (SFOA, 2017), Tobacconists are required to be registered with Toronto Public Health. The Tobacconist Registration Guideline has more information about the registration process.

Complete the Tobacconist Application Form and send to SFOAApplications@toronto.ca  to register with Toronto Public Health.

By submitting this application, the applicant agrees that at any time during the application process or following registration as a Tobacconist, Toronto Public Health may request the applicant to submit any records on which this application was based, and on which continuing registration is based. Any misrepresentation made in an application may result in a decision to decline the application or revoke a registration.

If there is a change to any of the information provided on the Application for Registration, it must be reported to Toronto Public Health immediately.

Note: A change in address or store ownership will require a new application to be submitted.