Can You Transport Cigarettes Across State Lines?

Can you bring cigarettes from another state?

Packs and cartons


Customs and Border Protection limits the number of cigarettes you can bring into the United States from most foreign countries to 200 cigarettes, or two cartons.

Most cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products may not be mailed domestically or internationally. Sometimes individuals may ship cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. When you have an allowable cigarette or smokeless tobacco shipment, you must have your package approved by a Postal employee at a Post Office™.

How many cartons of cigarettes can you bring into New York?

Exemptions from the cigarette use tax

— the cigarettes being used are brought into New York State (or into New York State and New York City) on or in the possession of the user, and the number of cigarettes does not exceed 400 (i.e., two cartons or less of standard packages of cigarettes).

How many cartons of cigarettes can you buy at once in Virginia?

25 cartons