Track & Trace - Tobacco Wholesale
If you purchase Cigarettes and Hand Rolling Tobacco from us here at Cheapasmokes, you may need to register your Track & Trace ID number with us. From May 20th, Cigarettes and Hand Rolling Tobacco will have unique bar codes, making all cases, outers and single packets traceable.
- If you are purchasing these items (Cigarettes & Hand Rolling Tobacco) from us, storing them in a facility and then selling to the public, you must register as you are a 'Retailer'.
- NOTE: If you are purchasing these items for your own personal use, you do not have to do anything.
Once you have registered and got your unique ID number, you must then submit this code to us.
There is a 1 year grace period to clear out any old stock which does not have the brand new Track & Trace ID numbers on them. From May 2020, all Cigarettes & Hand Rolling Tobacco will have to be new stock with Track & Trace bar codes.
All the information you need can be found on the HMRC website, and registering is free: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/selling-and-storing-tobacco-products#if-you-store-distribute-or-sell-to-retailers