Experiencing the thrill of having won the lottery! If you think you have matched the winning lottery numbers, here are the steps you should take to claim your prize.

Have I Won The Lottery?

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Before taking steps to claim your prize, double-check your numbers against the official drawing results with the ones drawn or visit our Lottery Results. This will help you confirm that you have correctly matched the winning numbers and know what prize amount will fill your pockets.

Who Can Claim Lottery Winnings?

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Once you confirm that you are a winner, Congratulations!! But remember, in Arizona winners must be 22 years or older.

Your next step is to sign the back of your ticket. Be aware that some U.S. state lotteries allow you to claim your lottery money as a trust so you can avoid revealing your identity. Check the anonymity policy of your state below to see what information they will make public. Also, some states permit lotteries to be claimed by groups, while others have special rules for lottery pools. If you are part of a lottery pool, the name that you sign to your winning ticket should take these rules into consideration.

How Long Do I Have To Claim My Prize?

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Lottery winners have 180 days from the date of drawing to claim their prize. If your lottery prize gives an option of claiming it as a lump sum or an annuity, winners have 60 days from the date they claim their prize to choose between payout options.

Where Should I Go To Claim My Lottery Prize?

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The answer to this question lies in, “how much have you won?”, or “what is the size of the prize?”. Prizes worth $599 or less can be claimed at lottery retailers. Prizes larger than this require that you stop by the regional offices of the state lottery or mail your claim following the instructions provided on the official site.

For Prizes $1 - $599

All Arizona Lottery retailers are entitled to redeem prizes up to $100, and may also redeem the prizes up to $599.

For Prizes $600 And More

  • You must sign at the back of your lottery ticket
  • Fill the Winner Claim Form, available at the - lottery’s official website and at the Phoenix or Tucson Arizona Lottery office
  • You have to submit your signed lottery ticket, Winner Claim Form and ID

Submission In-Person

You have to deliver your completed Winner Claim Form, your signed winning lottery ticket and your government-issued ID to the Phoenix or Tucson Arizona Lottery office.


Phoenix Arizona Lottery Office 480-921-4400
4740 E University Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5 pm (except holidays)
Tucson Arizona Lottery Office
2900 E Broadway Blvd, Ste 190, Tucson, AZ 85716
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5 pm (except holidays)

Submission By Mail

You have to send your completed Winner Claim Form, your signed winning lottery ticket and a copy of your government-issued ID (which includes your mailing address and signature) to the mailing address below. Keep a copy of all items, including the front and back of the ticket, for your records.

Arizona Lottery Mailing Address

P.O. Box 2913, Phoenix, AZ 85062

For more information, visit the official website.

Can I Stay Anonymous After Winning The Lottery?

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The Arizona lottery commission website says that lottery winners can remain anonymous. Winners are not required to publicly disclose their names. No location information is shared with the public. No prize information is shared with the public. Photographs of winners are not shared with the public.

All lottery winner information is subject to Freedom of Information Act requests. Therefore, while some information may not be automatically shared with the public, requests for information may be granted.

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