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Tobacco Products Electronic Renewal

Announcement – Effective December 1, 2021
The tobacco products license renewal term for 2022/2023 will begin on December 1, 2021.  Licensees must renew and pay for tobacco products license by using the department's internet-based e-TIDES system. To file and pay, visit www.etides.state.pa.us. If you have not renewed your tobacco products license by March 1, 2022, you are no longer authorized to sell tobacco products within the Commonwealth.

The Department of Revenue has introduced electronic tobacco products license renewal.

Licensees must visit e-TIDES, the department’s electronic business tax filing system, to renew and pay for tobacco products licenses. The department will no longer be mailing or accepting REV-821 Tobacco License Renewal forms. 

Through the e-TIDES website, licensees will have the ability to:

  • Renew tobacco products licenses.
  • Update current license information.  
  • Add and remove vending locations.
  • Remit license payments.
  • Cancel licenses.

Please note: a new PA-100 Enterprise Registration Form is still required if a new license type is being requested.

Also, the department will no longer be issuing vending machine decals. Instead, the department is transitioning to a paper Tobacco Products Vending Location License. Licenses must be affixed and prominently displayed on machines at the locations for which they are issued.  

e-TIDES registration and license renewal instructions are available on e-TIDES. If you have any questions or need assistance, please email the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue at ra-btftmisctax@pa.gov.