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Organization Licensing Forms
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Bingo Manager and Bingo Caller Forms

Game Management Forms
Complaint Form

The laws regarding Bingo Manager and Bingo Caller Certificates of Registration can be found in the Charitable Gaming statute.  Please refer to §18.2-340.34:1 of the Code of Virginia.

An organization may only pay bingo managers and bingo callers who possess a current Certificate of Registration issued by OCRP. An organization may pay an aggregate total of $100 per session for Bingo Managers.  An organization may pay an aggregate total of $100 per session for Bingo Callers. 

Exemption:  A Bingo Caller for an exempt organization (volunteer fire departments, rescue squads, and auxiliary units thereof) is not required to register with OCRP to receive remuneration.  The exempt organization must abide by all laws and regulations pertaining to the payment of Bingo Callers.

A Bingo Manager is only eligible to receive remuneration from the organization(s) listed on the Bingo Manager’s Certificate of Registration.

Currently Registered Bingo Caller and Bingo Manager

The online registration system is now available for use, so please click here to access it.  When using the online system, applicants are able to:

Since the primary communication feature for the online system is email, applicants are encouraged to check their email accounts periodically for messages from OCRP.

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Diligent efforts are made to ensure the security of COV systems. Before you use this Web site to conduct business with the COV, please ensure your personal computer is not infected with malicious code that collects your personal information. This code is referred to as a keylogger. The way to protect against this is to maintain current Anti-Virus and security patches.

For more information on protecting your personal information online, refer to Guide to Online Protection.

Online Protection Glossary

All Bingo Manager and Bingo Caller Certificates of Registration are valid for 12 months.

All transactions related to a Bingo Manager or Bingo Caller Certificate of Registration may be performed through the online system, so applicants are encouraged to use it by clicking here to access it.

If an applicant is unable to use the online system, then you may print, complete and mail the application into OCRP.  Please remember a $75 fee must be submitted with each application for Bingo Manager or Bingo Caller Certificate of Registration and all checks must be payable to the Treasurer of Virginia.

Training Material

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Any organization anticipating gross receipts of $40,000 or more from their bingo or raffle operations within a 12 month period must file a Bingo/Raffle Application and submit a $200 nonrefundable application fee payable to “Treasurer of Virginia.”  See the Charitable Gaming Rules and Regulations (pdf) for more information.

Applications will be processed in the order in which they are received.  OCRP has 45 days in which to process complete applications.  Incomplete applications will delay issuance of the gaming permit.

To amend a current permit, submit a Permit Amendment form.

ORGANIZATION LICENSING FORMS

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A supplier of charitable gaming supplies must submit an application to OCRP and receive a supplier registration certificate before offering to sell, selling, or providing any charitable gaming supplies to a qualified organization. See Supplier Rules and Regulations (pdf) for additional information.

Applications will be processed in the order in which they are received.  OCRP has 90 days in which to process complete supplier applications.  A $1,000 application fee payable to "Treasurer of Virginia" is required.  The cost of background investigations for Charitable Gaming Supplier permits may be billed to the applicants.

Currently Registered Suppliers

SUPPLIER LICENSING FORMS

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Organizations are required by statute and regulations to use the forms prescribed by OCRP.
The following forms are required for use during the bingo session:

The following forms are recommended for use during the bingo session, but the organization has an option to use their own forms:

The use of the following forms is optional:

The following forms are required by OCRP for use during the single event:

The following form is required by OCRP for use when destroying unused charitable gaming supplies:

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If you would like to file a complaint concerning charitable gaming activities in Virginia, you may call the OCRP complaint line at 804.371.0498 or use the online complaint form.

Pursuant to 11 VAC 15-40-430 (I) of the Charitable Gaming Regulations, an organization conducting charitable gaming is required to display prominently the following poster, which advises the public of how to file a charitable gaming-related complaint.

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