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Small society lottery licence

Register to run a small society lottery

To hold a lottery for fundraising or charitable purposes you must be registered with us as a small society. 

It costs £60 to register for a year.

The total value of tickets for sale in a single lottery cannot exceed £20,000. The total value of all draws held in a year cannot exceed £250,000. For anything above this you will need to apply for a gambling licence from the Gambling Commission.

Register to run a small society lottery

Lottery returns

You must submit certain information to us after each draw you hold, including the amount raised and any expenses. This must be done within three months of the draw date.

Submit a returns form