You will need to pay a licence fee to hold a raffle. The licence fee is 3% of the total retail value of prizes. You need to send in a new application each renewal period.
Before you can hold a raffle, your organization needs to have existed for at least twelve months. Also, lottery fundraising can’t be the only source of revenue.
Please read the Raffle Terms and Conditions.
To apply for a licence, please read the documents below and follow the instructions.
Raffle Licence Application Kit
- Requirements for Raffle Licence [PDF]
- Application to Manage and Conduct a Raffle Lottery [PDF]
- Questionnaire Respecting Application for Lottery Licence [PDF]
- Lottery Licensing Policy Schedule "1" [PDF]
If you have any questions, please contact the Licensing Officer at 905.477.7000 extension 2300.