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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Raffle License

The DuPage County Clerk's office issues raffle licenses for unincorporated DuPage County only.

Raffle License Requirements:

No person, firm or corporation shall conduct a raffle or sell chances for a raffle in the County without first having obtained a license.  Licenses for raffles shall be issued only to bona fide religious, charitable, labor, business, fraternal, educational or veteran's organizations which operate without profit to their members, which have been in existence continuously for a period of five (5) years immediately before making application for a license and have had during the entire five (5) year period a bona fide membership engaged in carrying out their objectives and which maintain an office in the County.

Raffle Class 2 - Single Event:

A single event raffle license shall permit the conduct of a raffle or raffles on one (1) date with a maximum cash prize or aggregate of cash prizes awarded not to exceed $250,000.00; the maximum retail value of a noncash prize or prizes awarded not to exceed $250,000.00 individually or in the aggregate.

FEE: $50.00 

Download a Single Event Raffle License Application (PDF) 

Raffle Class 1 - Annual License:

An annual raffle license, for the period beginning on January 1 and ending December 31, shall permit the conduct of a raffle or raffles, or the sale of chances for a raffle or raffles, with a cash prize for a single event not to exceed $1,000.00; the maximum retail value of noncash prize not to exceed $1,000.00.  Such license shall permit up to fifty-two (52) events, the aggregate value of all prizes awarded annually not exceed $12,000.00.

FEE: $100.00

Download an Annual Raffle License Application (PDF)