If you want to run a small society lottery you need to apply for a small lottery registration under the Gambling Act 2005. Your application form must be accompanied by the relevant fee and there is an annual renewal fee if you wish to continue your registration.
The Act defines a society as non-commercial if it is established and conducted for:
A lottery is considered small if:
If you plan to exceed these limits, you will need to apply for a different operating licence from the Gambling Commission.
To apply for a Small Society Lottery Licence you must:
Download the application form
Yes, you will need to complete a Returns Form no later than the end of the third month after the date of the lottery.
Yes, you can read the Lottery Licence additional information leaflet.