Video Lottery Terminal Permit - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to operate a video lottery terminal (VLT) for the purpose of fundraising.

A VLT is a gaming machine that allows gamblers to bet on the outcome of a video game. Your permit will stipulate the one game-type (only) that can be played on the VLT. You may have a maximum of 5 VLT's on your premises (your initial application is restricted to two VLTs).

A VLT permit may be issued for fundraising purposes to sporting organisations / clubs, charitable / community organisations and hotel based sporting / community associations.

Your premises must also be approved by the Agency. Please note that VLT's are not permitted in liquor stores or restaurants.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 permit you must:

  • include details of the intended specific use of the funds raised
  • provide details of your organisation
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.





Administering agency

Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor
Gaming and Wagering Commission

Act(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Regulations 1988 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor
Gaming and Wagering Commission

Operating address:
Gordon Stephenson House
Level 2
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address:
PO BOX 6119
East Perth, Western Australia 6892

Toll Free:

1800 634 541


08 6551 4888


08 9325 1041

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