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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.

Payment Information

RETURNED CHECKS: If your check is returned unpaid for insufficient or uncollected funds, (1) you authorize The City of Philadelphia or its agent to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account to collect a fee of $20; and (2) The City of Philadelphia or its agent may re-present your check electronically to your depository institution for payment.