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If you intend to conduct a raffle, in whole or in part, on behalf of a declared or charitable organisation on a commercial basis, you need to hold a Commercial raffle organiser’s licence. This page outlines the process.
In order to apply for a Commercial raffle organiser's licence, you will need to download and complete the Commercial raffle organiser's licence application form (PDF, 766.79 KB). For a list of commercial raffle organiser application forms, see Licence application kits. For information about the application fee, see Gambling fees and fines.
Commercial raffle organisers must submit and complete the Statement of return for conduct of a raffle (PDF, 204.74 KB) to the Victorian Commission of Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) within three months of the draw date of each raffle.
If you have any questions about the Commercial raffle organiser licence, see Raffle frequently asked questions. There are also specific directions determined by the VCGLR, which are available, see VCGLR directions and guidelines.
Note: It is recommended that before starting to complete an application to contact us.
If you intend to run a raffle as community and charitable gaming, see Application process and requirements - community and charitable gaming.
Below is a list of Commercial raffle organiser's licence holders:
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