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The Tobacco Market Commission (CMT) is the autonomous body created by Law 13/1998, of 4 May, on the Regulation of the Tobacco Market and Taxation Regulations, dependent on the Ministry of Finance through the Undersecretariat, competent to safeguard the neutrality and free competition of the tobacco market throughout the national territory through its regulatory and surveillance functions, to ensure market operators' compliance with all regulatory regulations through their powers of control, inspection and sanction, as well as to administer and supervise the State Tobacco and Stamp Outlet Network and act as an interlocution body with market operators.




​​The Registry of Operators, Facilities and Manufacturing Machines of the tobacco products traceability system is now available on the website of the Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y TimbreAbre nueva ventana.

By 20 May 2019 all manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of tobacco products must be registered as operators and register their Manufacturing Machines and Facilities (warehouses, retail outlets, buildings or premises in which tobacco products are sold).

Those authorised points of subject to surcharge (POSSs) shall have until 1 October 2019 to register as operators and register their POSSs as facilities.

  • Delegate Registry

In the case of retailers of tobacco products and stamps and their facilities, this registration may be completed by distributors in their name, for which retailers must give their consent for same. Once registered by the distributor, they must provide the retailer with all registry details, including the assigned code.

POSS owners may delegate registration as operators and of their facilities to tobacco product retailers, distributors or other operators, for which POSS owners must give their consent for same. Once registered by the retailer or distributor, they must provide the POSS owner with all the registration details including the assigned code.

    • Telephone: 902 334 763
    • ​E-mail: idissuer.spain.support@fnmt.es
    • ​​Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturdays: from 9:00 to 13:00

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