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Lotteries and raffles

All small society lotteries require a registration under the Gambling Act 2005. This registration is needed when your organisation intends to sell printed raffle tickets in advance of the date on which the draw will take place. The small society lottery registration is mainly for charitable purposes.

How to apply

Submit the application form to us with a £40 fee.

There is an annual fee of £20 to keep your registration. We will send the first invoice a year after your registration.

What happens next

After you have returned the application form, if you have not heard from us within two weeks, the licence is deemed granted.

After the raffle has taken place you must submit the financial return form to us within three months.