Before you begin
Minneapolis has three types of tobacco dealer licenses:
Exclusive tobacco dealer
At least 90% of gross revenue must come from the sale of:
- Tobacco products
- Loose tobacco
- Plants or herbs
- Smoking accessories
You may sell all flavors of tobacco products.
This is a tobacco department or section of an individual business. You may only sell non-flavored tobacco products.
Tobacco dealer/Off-sale liquor store
You may only sell non-flavored or menthol tobacco products.
Tobacco dealers in Minneapolis need a license.
If you already have a license in Minneapolis and want to add a tobacco license:
How to submit your license application
If you have questions, contact: