Major Bingo Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to conduct major bingo sessions. A major bingo session is a fundraiser where bingo is played, and the gross proceeds are more than $1000.

Major Bingo Licence Holders must comply with the major bingo session rules.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You can only apply for a Major Bingo Licence if you are 18 years or older, and acting on behalf of an organisation.

The proceeds raised must be used for an approved purpose, including:

  • an educational or charitable purpose
  • an environmental, historical, or cultural heritage purpose
  • a medical purpose
  • the purpose of sport or recreation
  • the purpose of promoting the interests of students or staff of an educational institution
  • the purpose of establishing or improving a community centre or promoting the interests of a community.


At least 12 months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $9.95

Fees for 2022-23

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Major Bingo Session Rules - PDF (Opens in new window)

Transfer process


This licence cannot be transferred.

Lodgement process


You will need to lodge your completed application at least 14 days prior to the beginning of the bingo session.

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Supporting information