Gambling Event Licence Fundraising Documents & Forms

Gambling event licence information, documents, and forms including: pre-application checklists; application guidelines; frequently asked questions; financial reporting forms; gambling event procedures; audit information; and more.

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Online Application Resources

These resources are intended to help you prepare for your online application.

Pre-Application Checklists

Frequently Asked Questions:

Licence Application Guides

Application Forms

As of January 1st, 2019, all licensed charitable gaming event applications and supporting documents must be filed online through our website. Paper application forms will no longer be accepted.

Submit online through the Online Service using the "Apply Online" link.

For assistance contact Gaming.Licensing@gov.bc.ca or Phone: 250 387-5311; option 1

Toll-free within B.C.: 1 800 663-7867 ask to be transferred to the number above

Organizations that will offer a non-restricted firearm as a prize must submit a Restricted Prizes - Required information for non-restricted firearms as prizes form. Submission instructions are included on the form. 

Class A raffle licensees may be eligible to use computerized or electronic systems to conduct their raffles. See the "How to apply" section on the Class A Licence page for more information.

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Reporting Forms & Information (financial, wrongdoing, etc.)

Use the Gaming Account Summary Report form to report all deposits to, and all disbursements from, your organization's gaming account(s) during your fiscal year. Organizations must submit this form within 90 days of their fiscal year-end.

Use the Gaming Event Revenue Report form to report all revenues and expenses associated with a licensed gambling event held by your organization. Organizations must submit this form within 90 days after the expiry of each gambling event licence.

This document outlines requirements for reporting wrongdoing for licensees and grant recipients.

Approval/Special Request Forms

Organizations must submit a special approval request if they wish to use gaming funds for out-of-province travel or major capital projects (projects valued greater than $20,000), or if they wish to get approval for their fair or exhibition as part of a Class C gambling event licence application.

As of January 1st, 2019, all licensed charitable gaming event applications and supporting documents must be filed online through our website. Paper application forms will no longer be accepted. 

Submit online through the Online Service using the "Apply Online" link. Special approval requests are found under the “Special Approvals” licence type. For assistance contact: Gaming.licensing@gov.bc.ca or Phone: 250 387-5311; option 1

Toll-free within B.C.: 1 800 663-7867 ask to be transferred to the number above

Guidelines & Conditions

These documents provide important information about gambling event licences, including: eligibility; allowed use of funds; reporting; etc.

Standard Procedures for Gambling Events

These documents provide information about standards of operation for different types of gambling events.

Audit Information

Community organizations may be audited by to ensure compliance with guidelines and conditions. The documents below provide general information about audits and also highlight areas that can give rise to non-compliance, but are easily rectified.