Ticket Lottery Permits and Licences: guidelines for charitable and non-profit organizations

What fundraising activities require a Ticket Lottery Licence or permit and how charitable and non-profit organizations can apply.

This document provides charitable and non-profit organizations with information to help them understand whether they need a Ticket Lottery Licence or permit to hold a fundraising activity. Information includes:

  • who is responsible for licensing and regulating lottery schemes
  • fundraising activities that do and do not need a licence or permit
  • who can apply for a licence or permit
  • eligibility restrictions
  • prize restrictions
  • how to apply for a Ticket Lottery Licence or permit

  • Guide

Author: Alcohol, Gaming, Fuel and Tobacco Division
Department: Service Nova Scotia