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Lottery Licence

Before applying to register a small lottery you should read our explanatory notes for small lotteries (PDF/86KB/2 pages).

To apply please fill out the application form for a small lottery (PDF/235KB/2 pages) or application form for a small lottery (DOC/90KB/4 pages).

There is a registration fee of £40 and, unless it is cancelled, the registration will run for an unlimited period.  

An annual fee of £20 will be payable before each anniversary of the registration. The registration may be cancelled if the annual fee is not paid.

Once you have filled out the application form, you should return it, any relevant documentation and the registration fee to the licensing group.

You must also fill in the lottery return form (PDF/11KB/1 page) and send it to the licensing group.

Gambling commission

Further information is available on the Gambling Commission's website.