Tobacco Industry

Manufacturer of Tobacco Products

The law requires that everyone who intends to manufacture tobacco products obtain a permit from TTB.

To apply for a permit, you must submit an application and the required documentation described in the application packet. We encourage you complete the forms online using Permits Online to file your original and amended applications with us for FREE!  With Permits Online, we can process your application more quickly.  Avoid delay in processing your applications by seeing our permit application Q&As about frequently overlooked items.

If you have questions, call us at 513-684-7150 or 1-877-882-3277.

Getting Started

Read the brief introductory Information Letter before beginning to fill out the required forms. This letter describes TTB’s requirements to manufacture tobacco products and provides a printable checklist so you can track the steps of the application process as they are completed.

Manufacturer of Tobacco Products Permit Application Packet

Manufacturer of Processed Tobacco Application Packet

Starting a new business and understanding the process can be challenging. For an overview of the steps involved in getting started in a TTB-Regulated industry see our Industry Startup Tutorial.

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Page last reviewed: February 17, 2016
Page last updated: February 17, 2016
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