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 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.

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.