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Lotteries

If you wish to apply for a new registration, you need to submit a small lottery registration form [pdf] 503KB, along with a fee of £40.00. An annual fee of £20.00 is payable each year thereafter.

You can register to run a small lottery if it is:

  • for charitable purposes
  • for the purpose of enabling participation in, or in supporting, sport, athletics or a cultural activity, or
  • for any other non-commercial purpose other than that of private gain

After each draw a lottery return form [pdf] 528KB must be completed and submitted within 3 months.

FAQs
Questions Answers
When do I need a lottery registration? If you are selling tickets in advance of the draw. 
Tickets are only being sold on the same day as the draw; do I need a registration? No.
How do I apply?  If you wish to apply for a new registration, you need to submit a small lottery registration form [pdf] 503KB, along with a fee of £40.00. An annual fee of £20.00 is payable each year thereafter. 
What information must be printed on the ticket?
  • The price of the ticket
  • The date of the draw
  • The name of the promoting society
  • The name of the promoter
What do I need to do once the draw has taken place? Submit a completed lottery return form [pdf] 528K within 3 months.

Further information

Download lottery guidance Notes [pdf] 95KB.

Contact us

licensing@ashford.gov.uk

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Civic Centre
Tannery Lane
Ashford
Kent TN23 1PL

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