You can apply for or renew lottery licences/permits and submit event specific report forms by email, or mail. For in-person service you must book an appointment through the online booking system (walk-ins will not be accepted). For more information, email lotterylicences@toronto.ca or call 416-392-7037.

The City’s permission is required for organizations applying:

Permission to Sell Tickets in Toronto

To apply to sell ticket in Toronto for a raffle licensed in another Municipality you must submit to Gaming Services:

  • 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

Gaming Services will consider the request and provide a Municipal Letter of Permission to your organization.

Payments can be made online once you have received your invoice number. Payments can also be submitted by cheque. Please make cheques payable to the Treasurer, City of Toronto. See contact information for mailing address.

Support/Recommendation for a Provincial Lottery Licence

To apply for Support/Recommendation for a Provincial Lottery Licence you must submit to Gaming Services:

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

Gaming Services will consider your request and issue a letter of support/recommendation to the AGCO.

Payment Options

Payments can be made online once you have received your invoice number. Payments can also be submitted by cheque. Please make cheques payable to the Treasurer, City of Toronto. See contact information for mailing address.