Tobacco Vendor Permit

This licence is required to sell tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco or snuff to the public.

Options to apply

1. On the Licensing Portal:


2. In person or by mail to:
By-Law and Compliance, Licensing & Permit Services
Vaughan City Hall, Level 100 
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.

Vaughan, ON  L6A 1T1


3. Via the drop-boxes located at the entrances of Vaughan City Hall. 


4. By e-mail to:, along with scanned copies of required documentation.

Please ensure the application or e-mail indicates a contact phone number

for staff to collect payment.

If submitting your application by mail or via the drop-box, please enclose payment in the form of a cheque made payable to the City of Vaughan. If submitting your application via e-mail, please ensure the application or accompanying message indicate a contact name and phone number for our staff to collect payment.


If you are applying in person, by mail, drop-box or email, complete the following form for submission:

Sale of Tobacco Application (PDF)


Otherwise, you can apply online on the Licensing Portal, linked above.

Notes About Zoning:

  • To apply for a new licence, a Zoning Clearance, issued within the last 365 days, is required to be submitted with the application form above.
  • You can apply for a Zoning Clearance online here.


Fee 2023 ​2024
Initial fee $ 441 ​$ 471
Renewal fee $ 269 ​$ 272