As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, application for lottery licences or permits, event-specific report forms and eligibility documents for new licences and renewals are currently accepted by email or mail only. In-person services are not being provided as City Hall remains closed. Lottery licence fee payments will be accepted by cheque only. Please make cheques payable to the Treasurer, City of Toronto. For more information, email email@example.com or call
The City licenses organizations to sell Break Open Tickets at legions, hospitals and variety stores.
Your organization may be eligible if it:
Has been in existence and has provided charitable community services consistent with the goals and activities of the organization for at least one year in Toronto
Proposes to use the proceeds for charitable programs and services that benefit Toronto and its residents
Assumes full responsibility for the conduct and management of the lottery event
An individual is not eligible for a lottery licence.
How to Apply
Your organization is a New Applicant if it has not been licenced for any type of lottery event in the past two years.