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If you'd like to promote your business by running a single free-entry competition such as a sweep, giveaway or contest, you'll need a trade promotion lottery permit (single lottery).

You can apply and pay for this permit online.

Apply online
  • an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • a clear description of the competition you're organising
  • to nominate a date that the permit will be valid for
  • to specify a dollar value of the prizes you're giving away.
Apply online
  1. Check the eligibility requirements.
  2. Select the 'Apply online' button.
  3. Sign in or create a OneGov account.
  4. Complete the online application form.
  5. Pay a fee using your payment details (fees vary according to the value of the prizes).
  6. Read and confirm the declaration.
Apply online

The lottery or game of chance must: 

  • have free entry
  • be a competition based on chance not skill
  • must genuinely promote the goods or services of your business
  • must take place on the date nominated.

To make sure that you have all the information and documentation you need to complete this transaction, please visit Liquor and Gaming NSW.

Apply online

Payment methods

For online or phone transactions, you can pay with:

  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, or American Express).

For transactions in person at a service centre, you can pay with:

  • cash (in Australian currency)
  • cheque (personal, bank or agency drawn)
  • money order
  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express* or EFTPOS), or
  • Android Pay app.

Please note that you may need to pay a merchant fee when paying by credit or debit card.

* Unfortunately, some locations may not accept American Express.

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