Ticket Lottery Permit: series of ticket raffles with prizes $4,000 and under

Apply for a Ticket Lottery Permit. Charities, religious organizations and non-profit community organizations need the permit to run a series of ticket raffles with total prizes valued at $4,000 and under.

By law, charities, religious organizations and non-profit community organizations must have a Ticket Lottery Permit to run a series of ticket raffles with total prizes valued at $4,000 and under. The permit is valid for a set period of time (normally no longer than 1 year).

Reporting requirements

With a Ticket Lottery Permit, you don’t need to submit a Ticket Lottery Report for raffles with prizes valued at $4,000 and under.

Eligibility

You need to be 19 or older and authorized by the charitable, religious or non-profit community organization to apply.

When sports teams apply for a Ticket Lottery Permit for prizes valued at $4,000 and under, the age of the team members has to be 21 or younger.

You need to submit your application at least 10 business days before the first day of ticket sales.

How to apply

  1. Complete the application form.
  2. Check the application for details on all required supporting documents.
  3. Send your completed application and supporting documents by mail, email or fax. Or visit the Alcohol, Gaming, Fuel and Tobacco Division.
  4. Complete an interview and provide additional information if asked by the Alcohol, Gaming, Fuel and Tobacco Division.

How long it takes

It should take 2 weeks to get the permit. It can take longer if more information is needed or if your application hasn’t been filled in correctly.

Cost

There is no cost to apply for the permit.

Before you start

First-time applicants may also need to provide a copy of:

  • Certificate of Registration
  • by-laws
  • memorandum of association
  • list of executives and positions held

Renewal

You can’t renew your Ticket Lottery Permit, but you can apply for a new one.

Application form