Municipal approval is required by organizations applying for
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.
To apply to sell tickets in Toronto for a raffle licensed in another municipality, you must submit:
The City will consider the request and provide a Municipal Letter of Permission to your organization.
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.
To apply for support or recommendation for a provincial lottery licence you must submit:
The City will consider your request and issue a letter of support or recommendation to the AGCO.
You can apply for new lottery licences or permits online, in-person or by mail.
Save yourself time and 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.
If you have already submitted an application you may upload additional documents using your upload token.
You must book an appointment at the Licence and Permit Issuing Office, 850 Coxwell Avenue, 3rd Floor. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
Please arrive 10-15 mins early to check in and be on time for your appointment or you may be turned away and asked to re-book for another day and time, subject to availability.
You must bring a complete application as applications will not be accepted unless all the required documents are provided. Bring hard copies of all required documents and forms, including a recent photo if required. Digital copies of documents will not be accepted.
Payment can only be made by debit, credit or cheque. Cash will not be accepted.
To mail in your application, please send it to:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.