Small lotteries, raffles and tombolas; application for a permit or notification of generally permitted events

A permit is required under gambling law for the organization of so-called small lotteries and raffles or tombolas. Generally permitted events merely have to be reported.

Stand: 14.05.2024. Link zum BayernPortal

Online procedure

Tombola, lottery, raffle; apply for permission or notification to hold the event

With this online application, you can apply for permission to hold a raffle, lottery or small draw online or submit a notification online.

Citizen-friendly and digital: simply complete this online application directly via your Internet browser. In many cases, this will save you a trip to the authorities.

Editorially responsible: Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, for Sport and Integration (see BayernPortal)

Processing of events


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Tuesday: 08:00 - 15:30

Wednesday: 08:00 - 15:30

Thursday: 08:00 - 15:30

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