Apply for a bingo licence

An application can only be made by an association or by someone aged 18 years or older acting on its behalf.

Make sure you attach all the relevant supporting evidence - what you'll need.

Lodge the application at least 14 days before the lottery begins.

Fee: $9.55

What you'll need

In addition to the fee, an application must include:

Associations applying for the first time must also include:

  • a copy of the association’s constitution
  • names and addresses of management committee members
  • the number of financial members.

What happens next

Consumer and Business Services will contact you when your licence is approved.

An application can be refused if:

  • the prizes include prohibited goods or services
  • any gift, reward or benefit related to the lottery includes prohibited goods or services.

Change, cancel or surrender a licence

You must submit a written request to CBS to change the days, times or venues of a session at least 14 days before the session begins.

You must get approval from CBS to cancel, suspend or surrender a bingo licence.

Contact CBS

Online: Contact CBS

Phone: 131 882

GPO Box 1719
Adelaide SA 5001

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