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How much are operating licence application fees - lotteries?

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You will need to pay a fee to apply for a lottery operating licence.

Lottery operating licence

If you manage a lottery on behalf of a society, we work out your application fee from the annual proceeds from the lotteries you manage. If you run a society lottery, we work out your application fee from your annual proceeds from all the lotteries you run. 

Lottery operating licence - application fees

  Annual proceeds    
A 
Less than £0.55m
B
£0.55m - £2.5m
C
£2.5m - £5.5m
D
£5.5m - £10m
E
£10m+
External Lottery manager - application fee £977 £1,627 £1,878 £2,278 £2,527
 
  Annual proceeds
A
Up to £100,000
B
£100k - £500k
C
£500k+
Society lottery - application fee £163 £244 £325
 

Remote lottery operating licence - application fees

  Annual proceeds    
F 
Less than £0.55m
G
£0.55m - £2.5m
H
£2.5m - £5.5m
I
£5.5m - £10m
J
£10m+
External Lottery manager remote - application fee £977 £1,627 £1,879 £2,278 £2,463
 
  Annual proceeds
F
Up to £100,000
G
£100k - £500k
H
£500k+
Society lottery remote - application fee £163 £244 £325

Ancillary remote licence - application fee

You may also need to add the fees of an ancillary licence to your total application fee.

  Cost
Remote ancillary society lottery licence - application fee £100

Do I get a discount if I apply for more than one type of licence?

If you apply for a combination of different types of licence which are either remote or non-remote (except for ancillary remote licence or linked licences), you will get a discount.

Use our fees calculator.

If you need to work out the fees for varying a licence please use this information.

How do I pay my licence application fees?

You can pay your fees:

  • by cheque or bank draft made payable to the Gambling Commission
  • by credit or debit card (please complete your card details on the application form).

 

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Page last reviewed: September 2013

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