Commercial Raffle Organiser's Licence - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this licence if you are a commercial raffle organiser (either an individual or corporation) and intend to conduct a raffle, in whole or in part, on behalf of a community or charitable organisation.

A provisional licence may be granted for renewable periods of 90 days while the agency completes its investigations in relation to the issue of this licence.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • apply to using the prescribed form
  • publish the required notice in a newspaper circulating generally in Victoria
  • satisfy the agency that you and each associate of yours is a suitable person to be concerned in the management and conduct of a raffle
  • provide all the required documentation and / or information to enable to agency to determine your suitability to hold this licence
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

A commercial raffle organisers licence is not transferable to any other person. A licensee must, within 3 months after the draw of a raffle, or at any other prescribed period of time, send to the agency in the approved form a full and accurate statement about the raffle..

The agency may impose any conditions, directives or restrictions upon this licence and any failure to comply may result in the agency suspending or cancelling the licence.


Remains in force for a term not exceeding 10 years as specified on the licence, unless sooner cancelled or surrendered.



Fees for 2016-17.


Fees for 2016-17.



Please lodge your application and all accompanying documentation directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Regulation
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

Act(s) name

Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Gambling Regulations 2015 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Justice and Regulation
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

Operating address:
49 Elizabeth Street
Victoria 3121
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1988
Melbourne, Victoria 3001


1300 182 457


03 9651 3777


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