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Special Permit License

This license is available to Non Profit Organizations for small games of chance that have an award or prize over $500.

Cost: $25


  • An Eligible Organization Games of Chance Application
  • List of State approved providers of punch tabs and/or pull raffles (if you will use them).
  • Submit the application at least thirty (30) days prior to the date ticket sales begin.
  • L & I Small Games Of Chance License

Additional Information:

  • One raffle cannot exceed $100,000 per year
  • A location/licensed premises cannot use more than one licensed organization for a special permit raffle in a calendar year.
  • Only two (2) special permits can be issued to an organization in a calendar year, the two (2) events must not exceed $100,000.

Department of Licenses and Inspections
License Issuance Unit - PSC
1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Concourse Level
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Phone: 311 or (215) 686-8686