Australia's 1st of October 2021 Nicotine Ban


As of October 1st, 2021, regulations on buying or importing nicotine into Australia are changing, and Australian vapers will be required to have a valid medical prescription to legally access nicotine e-Liquids. Every nicotine vapers need prescription

Technically, on the state level, most Australian vapers have always required a prescription to import and possess nicotine. From October 1, the Australian government is simply formalizing this requirement on a national level.

This change is following a reclassification from the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) making nicotine e-liquids a Schedule 4 (prescription only) substance late last year.

Easy 3 step

1. Prescription 


  1. You’re a current ex-smoker 

  2. You are 18+ years of age

  3. You want to stop smoking and quitting cold turkey and using other nicotine replacement therapy hasn’t worked.


To obtain a prescription there are two pathways that are accessible:

  • Consultation with Doctor: Visit your local GP or if your local GP is not prescribing nicotine products visit  Anthra Doctors for online or face-to-face consultations with Australian doctors who are available to assess you with your suitability for vaping.

  • Apply for Prescription online: Prescriptions can be simply obtained by or and are usually processed within 24 hours. It will take approximately 10 mins to fill out the form and answer questions about your smoking history. 

2. Place your order online 

  • Once you have received your prescription, it is required that you send a copy of your prescription to or send to text We will keep your prescription on file and you won’t need to do this step again until your prescription has expired. You can order No nicotine e liquild at and if you want to order nicotine liquid please order at Zealand cooperation company)

3. Order Complete 

You will receive your shipping confirmation from ecigamallnz once your order has been completed. We will ship your order along with the copy of your prescription provided for custom clearance. 

Please note: 

  • You can order a maximum of 3 months of supply at a time. 

  • You can get a prescription 15 times in a (Year)12 month period.

Prescription is required for the following items

Nicotine E liquid, Nicotine pod,