Charities, clubs and non-commercial organisations wishing to run small lotteries to raise funds for their activities will need to register with the local authority for the area in which the principal offices of the society are situated.

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Who can use this service

Small lotteries can be used to raise up to £250,000 per calendar year, with a limit on the proceeds from each individual lottery of £20,000.

Costs for this service

The initial registration fee is £40, with an annual fee of £20 payable in each subsequent year that the registration is in force.

What you need to know...

Further information on registering small lotteries and other types of lottery is available on our Lottery licences - guide page.