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The Illinois Cigarette Distributor Bond is required by the Illinois Department of Revenue in the amount of $2,500. The bond is required to help ensure that the cigarette distributor will pay all taxes required by the Illinois Cigarette and Cigarette use Tax acts.

Illinois Cigarette Distributor BondA cigarette is defined as any roll made for smoking made wholly or in part of tobacco irrespective of size or shape and whether or not such tobacco is flavored, adulterates or mixed with any other ingredient, and the wrapper or cover of which is made of paper or any other substance or material except tobacco. A little cigar is any roll, made wholly or pin part of tobacco, where such roll has an integrated cellulose acetate filter and weights less than 4 pounds per thousand and the wrapper or cover of which is made in whole or in part of tobacco.

How to get an Illinois Cigarette Distributor Bond

At we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple, three step process is:

  1. Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application1
  2. Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
  3. Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium

Once these steps have been completed, the Illinois Cigarette Distributor Bond will be shipped to the bond applicant.
1 -The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license. is a service of AssuredPartners one of the largest and fastest growing insurance agencies in the nation. Representing over a dozen surety bond companies, is the premier online provider of surety bonds nationwide since 2003

What are the requirements that must be met in order to be a Cigarette Distributor in Illinois?

All who wish to be in this business must do the following requirements:

  1. Complete Form REG-1, Illinois Business Registration Application.
  2. Pay the annual fee of $250
  3. Post a $2,500 Illinois Cigarette Distributor Bond for every location you have.

For more information, contact the Illinois Department of Labor 

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How to Get Your Illinois Cigarette Distributor Bond

  1. Complete an online application. It’s free and no-obligation.
  2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign.
  3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Surety Bond!

If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.

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