Claiming your win is the most important step after winning the lottery.
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As per the rules by Kansas Lottery, your original winning ticket is the only valid receipt for prize claims.
Your lottery ticket is a bearer instrument, which means anyone who possesses the ticket is the winner.
It is mandatory to double-check your numbers and sign the back of your ticket for authentication.
You can claim your Kansas Lottery prizes before the deadline, i.e. 365 days from the date of the drawing, else your winnings will be fortified.
Prize claims for any amount can be mailed to the Kansas Lottery’s prize center.
If you are mailing your winning ticket, it is mandatory to complete the claim form and attach a copy of your signed government-issued ID card (including driver's license, U.S. passport, passport issued by a foreign government, social security number, etc.) and send it all.
Before mailing the winning ticket, ensure you possess a photocopy of all the documents, including claim form and the winning ticket for a valid proof.
The lottery authorities are not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible.
Before the prizes are paid, Federal (25 percent) and state (5 percent) taxes are mandatorily withheld. Players' ultimate tax liability may be more or less than the amounts withheld.
Prizes Up To $599
Prizes $599 or less can be claimed at any authorized Kansas Lottery Retailer.
You can also claim lottery winnings up to this amount by visiting the Kansas headquarters in Topeka.
Lottery winnings of $50 or more can also be mailed by filling out the claim form available at the official site and send it to the Kansas Lottery office mailing address.
Prizes $600 to $5,000
Prizes $600 to $5,000 and above should be claimed at any Kansas Lottery headquarters in Topeka.
Winnings can also be mailed to Kansas Lottery for claiming.
Claims through the mail should fill out a claim form supplied by any Kansas Lottery office or available on the official website.
Players must complete a claim form for prizes of $600 or more.
You have to present two forms of identification as valid proof.
Prizes of up to $5,000 can be claimed and a check received the same day.
Prizes $5,001 and Over
To claim prizes $5,001 and over requires you to complete the claims form to the Kansas Lottery office.
A check will be mailed to you or may pick up the check later, or may request an electronic deposit into your bank account.
It takes around 7-10 days for mailed payments or electronic deposits.
Kansas Lottery Mailing Address
128 N Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603 Phone: (785) 296-5700
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