Lottery License FAQ's

QuestionCan I get a lottery license?


In order to qualify for a lottery license the Town of Renfrew Lottery Licensing Officer will determine if your ogranization is eligible or not. The licensing authority will review all relevant documentation to determine eligibility. These decisions are based on what is considered charitable in law according to the Criminal Code of Canada.

Your organization may qualify for a lottery license if it provides a charitable service to Ontario residents under one of these categories:

  • Relieve Poverty
  • Advance Religion
  • Advance Education
  • Benefit the Community

The following pre-requisites are mandatory to be considered eligible for a lottery license.

  • Organizations must have been in existence for at least one (1) year before being considered eligible for lottery licenses.
  • The organization must have a place of business in Ontario, demonstrate that it is established to provide charitable services in Ontario and use proceeds for objects or purposes which benefit Ontario residents.
  • Completion of the Town of Renfrew Application for Licensing Eligibility form.

QuestionWhat can we use the lottery proceeds for?


Once you have been approved for lottery licensing in the Town of Renfrew, your organizations eligible use of proceeds is outlined on the AGCO website.