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Licensing of Gaming Machines and Premises

Apply for Licence for Gaming Machines & Premises

Gaming Machine & Premises Operators must apply to the Commission for licences to operate machines and premises.

  • Licences are valid for one (1) year from April 1 to March 31.
  • Licences must be renewed by March 31 each year to avoid penalties.

Submit Licence Application Forms with receipt showing evidence of payment of the Annual Levy to Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) with the Application Forms provided by the Commission. 

Click here to view Renewal/Application for Gaming Machine License notice

Click here to view Gaming License Applications brochure

Click here for Gaming License Forms


Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Betting Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act, 2000 which came into effect 19th July, 2000, the Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Commission  is the only Authority empowered to grant licences for and to regulate the operations of gaming machines in any prescribed premises in Jamaica.

Owners or operators of premises on which gaming machines are operated without licence, will be liable to punishment by fine and/or imprisonment upon conviction.