Bingo Permit - Western Australia

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct games of bingo for the purpose of raising funds. Please note that conducting games of bingo for private gain or as a commercial undertaking is prohibited.

If you intend to donate money raised through bingo to a charity or other community organisation, then that charity or community organisation will also have to advise the Agency on the intended use of the funds.

There are two types of permits:

  • A six month permit which specifies the dates on which you may conduct games of bingo. These games must be conducted by or on behalf of a senior citizen bingo club.
  • A permit of a continuing nature, which authorises you to conduct games of bingo on specified days at specified times.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • be a charitable organisation or conduct the bingo on behalf of a charitable organisation or
  • be a club comprised mainly of senior citizens, and run games primarily for senior citizens
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

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

Duration

Single or multiple permits are available.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $30.00

Continuing permit

Apply Licence Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $20.00 Single playing date

Approval Time

Applications must be lodged at least 7 days before the proposed function / activity.

Administering agency

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Racing, Gaming and Liquor

Contact details

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

Gaming and Wagering Commission

Mailing 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
Phone: 08 6551 4888
Fax: 08 9325 1041
Email: rgl@rgl.wa.gov.au
Website: Racing, Gaming and Liquor (Opens in new window)