In Australia nicotine is classed as a Schedule 7 substance (a dangerous poison). The scheduling is part of the national classification system which controls how medicines and poisons are made available to the public. It is overseen by the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration). The sale of e-cigarettes or e-liquids containing nicotine is illegal in all Australian states and territories.

Nicotine liquid in Australia

Is it legal for me to use e-liquids that contain nicotine?

We recommend checking this with your individual state laws. It is illegal in QLD to use e-liquids that contain any nicotine. In all other Australian states it is legal to use e-liquid products containing nicotine. How and where you can use these liquids is also different in each state.

How do I purchase nicotine e-liquids?

You are able to order and purchase e-cigarette and e-liquid products that contain nicotine from offshore suppliers. Under the Personal Importation Scheme importing products containing nicotine liquid is legal for personal therapeutic use.

Be sure you comply with the following TGA requirements when deciding to import products containing nicotine.

Requirements under Personal Importation Scheme:

  • As nicotine is listed under Poison Standard, the importer should possess a prescription from a registered medical practitioner.
  • The products can be imported for the therapeutic use of the importers or their immediate family.
  • The amount of nicotine e liquid Australia imported should not be more than 3-month supply. The product should not contain any substance prohibited under Customs Act. (Nicotine is not prohibited under this act)
  • Nicotine e-liquids imported in a 12 month period should not exceed 15-month supply.

Our range of e-liquids are available from our sister store Soulblu New Zealand. These e-liquids comply with the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system. Soulblu New Zealand supplies e-liquids that contain pharmaceutical grade Nicotine, Propylene Glycol, Vegetable Glycerin, and Food Grade concentrates.

**Please check local state law before importing nicotine e-liquid to Australia. Soulblu is not responsible for any penalties you may be charged while ordering nicotine**