You can apply for or renew lottery licences/permits and submit event specific report forms online, in-person or by mail. For in-person service you must book an appointment online first. Search for your licence or permit category below for more information.

The City issues lottery licences and permits to eligible non-profit organizations.

Bingo in Public Places

Information on how to obtain a licence for Bingo with prizes up to $5,500 in non-commercial or public venues.


Application information for charitable, non-profit and/or religious organizations and cGaming Centre Charity Coordinators.


The City licences paper-based raffles with prizes up to $50,000 to eligible non-profit charitable organizations.

Break Open Tickets

Licences for legions, hospitals and variety stores that want to sell Break Open Tickets.

Lottery Events at a Bazaar

Licences to hold any combination of lottery events at bazaars: Raffles with prizes up to $50,000, Bingo with prizes up to $5,500, maximum of three Wheel of Fortune with a maximum $2 bet or Penny Auction Raffles.

Municipal Approval

Permission is required for organizations applying to sell tickets in Toronto for a raffle licensed in another municipality or for a provincial lottery licensed by the AGCO.