Municipal approval is required by organizations applying for

Who Can Apply

Your organization may be eligible if it is a charitable, non-profit and/or religious organization that has an approved raffle licence in another Ontario municipality.

Application Requirements

To apply to sell tickets in Toronto for a raffle licensed in another municipality, you must submit:

  • A letter from your organization requesting permission to sell raffle tickets in Toronto, identifying the time period and the location of sales
  • A copy of your lottery licence
  • A municipal approval fee $26

The City will consider the request and provide a Municipal Letter of Permission to your organization.

Who Can Apply

Your organization may be eligible if it is a charitable, non-profit and/or religious organization that has applied to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) for a lottery licence.

Application Requirements

To apply for support or recommendation for a provincial lottery licence you must submit:

  • A letter from your organization advising the City of your intention to hold a lottery licensed by the AGCO
  • A copy of the entire application package submitted to the AGCO
  • A municipal approval fee $26

The City will consider your request and issue a letter of support or recommendation to the AGCO.

Starting January 4, the Licence & Permit Issuing Office at the East York Civic Centre is closed to the public because of the COVID-19 pandemic. You can now apply for licences online or by mail.

Apply online

Please have all required documents ready to upload before starting the application, as it requires 10-15 minutes to complete and cannot be saved. Download a step by step guide on how to submit a new application.

Submit Application

If you have already submitted an application you may upload additional documents using your upload token.

Upload Documents for Existing Request

Apply by mail

To mail in your application, please send it to:

Gaming Services
Municipal Licensing and Standards
850 Coxwell Avenue, 3rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario M4C 5R1

Payments can be made online once you have received your invoice number. If your organization has been assigned a Gaming Services lottery officer, please contact them should you wish to obtain an invoice number and pay online. If you have not yet been assigned a lottery officer, please contact Gaming Services, City of Toronto at lotterylicences@toronto.ca or call 416-392-7037.

Payments can also be submitted by cheque. Please make cheques payable to the Treasurer, City of Toronto, and mail to Gaming Services, 850 Coxwell Avenue, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON M4C 5R1.