Tobacco Products Traceability System

Pursuant to the European Directive 2014/40/EU (TPD) for tobacco products, a European system of traceability & safety features of tobacco products shall be created. The date of application of the system of traceability and safety features for cigarettes and finely cut tobacco intended for the manufacture of handmade (roll) cigarettes is 20 May 2019 and for all other tobacco products shall be May 20th, 2024.

You can find more information  as well as updates on the latest developments in relation to the implementation of the system of traceability and safety features of tobacco products on the website of the European Commission for this system.

The General Secretariat of Information Systems of the Ministry of Finance - [on 8/7/2019 it was renamed to General Secretariat for Information Systems of Public Administration and is integrated to the Ministry of Digital Governance] was designated as the competent Issuer of Unique Identification Codes for Greece with identification code LEGR1

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