Apply for a Pull-Ticket Licence
- if your group is eligible to apply for pull ticket licensing
- how to apply for eligibility for pull ticket licensing
- what happens after you submit an application
- how long it takes
Who can apply?
Charitable groups can apply if their structure and programs follow AGLC policy.
Things to know before you apply
An eligible charitable or religious organization must:
- have volunteers from Alberta who create, control and deliver a charitable program
- have an elected executive chosen from the volunteer members
- have no paid members
- have charitable programs that are available to all members of the public who wish to take part
- be incorporated in a form acceptable to AGLC
- have bylaws that follow AGLC policy
These four criteria determine charitable purpose:
- relief of poverty
- advancement of education
- advancement of religion
- other purposes beneficial to the community
For more information on eligibility refer to the Charitable Gaming Policies Handbook.
If your group has not had a licence before, you must complete this application:
Documents you will need (this checklist is on the application form to guide you):
- copy of meeting minutes authorizing the application
- copy of Incorporation Certificate
- copy of group's operating bylaws
- current List of Elected Executive, including addresses and telephone numbers
- current membership list, including addresses and telephone numbers
- copy of the last year of financial statements
- budget for the current year or proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year
- land title certificate or lease/rental agreement, if you own or rent a facility for your programs
There is no cost to submit an eligibility application.
How long does it take after you apply?
A complete application will take approximately six weeks to review. If there is any missing information, we will contact you by letter, email or phone call.
AGLC will provide the eligibility decision to you in writing.
Call AGLC to speak to an Eligibility Analyst:
- 780-447-8600 or toll-free at 1-800-272-8876
The Charitable Gaming Policies Handbook has more information on:
- legislation and policies
- general eligibility
- types of groups that may be eligible
- using gaming proceeds
Apply for a Pull-Ticket Licence
What is a pull ticket?
A pull ticket is a type of instant-win ticket with sealed windows or tabs. When opened, symbols, letters or numbers may match to win a prize.
Before you start
An eligible group that wants to sell pull tickets must follow:
Pull ticket application
A group must complete this application at least four weeks before the first sales event:
Pull ticket sales
A pull ticket licence covers a series of dates. The term of a licence is usually 24 months.
Pull ticket sales usually occur:
- within a bingo facility
- in an area within a facility where the licensed group delivers its programs
- at a sports, arts or cultural event
Groups that sell pull tickets in a bingo association must use these control forms:
- Pull Ticket Inventory Reconciliation (form 5437)
- Bingo Association - Pull Ticket Inventory and Sales Record (form 5434)
Groups that sell pull tickets outside a bingo association must use these control forms:
Licence fees are $5 per unit. The group pays licence fees to a registered supplier when the group purchases the units. The supplier gives the fees to AGLC.