Congratulations On Winning!

  • As per the Connecticut State Laws, the original winning ticket is the only valid receipt for prize claims.
  • Your lottery ticket is a bearer instrument, which means anyone who possesses it is the winner.
  • It is mandatory to double-check your numbers and sign the back of your ticket for proper authentication.
  • You can claim your prizes before the deadline, i.e. 180 days from the date of the drawing, else your winnings will be fortified.
  • If you are mailing the winning ticket, it is important to complete the claim form and attach a copy of your signed government-issued ID card (driver's license, U.S. passport, passport issued by a foreign government, social security number, etc.) and send it all.
  • Before mailing the ticket, ensure you possess a photocopy of all the documents, including claim form and the winning ticket for a valid proof.
  • Make sure that you mail the original winning ticket and not the copy, otherwise, your winnings will be fortified.
  • Incomplete mail forms may result in the delay of the processing.
  • The lottery authorities are not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible.
  • Prizes above $5,000 are liable to Federal and State tax deductions of 24% and 6.99% respectively.

Prizes Up To $599

  • Winning tickets up to $599 may be claimed in person at any of the CT Lottery Retailers.
  • Make sure you have identification proofs like a Photo ID, verifying name, signature, age, and Social Security card.

Prizes Up To $5,000

  • All the winning tickets up to $5,000 may be claimed in person at any High-Tier Claim Center.
  • Winning tickets up to $5,000 can also be mailed to CT Lottery Headquarters.
  • CT Lottery Headquarters accept claims only between 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
  • The winners are liable to provide two valid forms of signed identification, one of which should be a photo ID, which may include your driving license, social security card, state ID, passport, or pistol permit or work ID with photo and signature.
  • The winners have to provide a copy of the above documents along with their claim form in the mail.

Prizes $5,001 To $49,999

  • All winning tickets $5,001 to $49,999 can be claimed in person at the CT Lottery Headquarters.
  • Or the winning tickets can also be mailed to CT Lottery Headquarters by filling out the claim form.
  • Before mailing the ticket, ensure you possess a photocopy of the documents, claim form and the winning ticket for a valid proof.
  • The headquarters accept the claims only between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., from Monday through Friday, excluding the holidays.
  • The winners are liable to provide two valid forms of signed identification for ticket verification.
  • The winners have to provide a copy of the above documents along with their claim form in the mail.

Prizes $50,000 Or Above

  • All the winning tickets of $50,000 or above must be claimed in person at Connecticut Lottery Headquarters.
  • The claims are only accepted between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., from Monday through Friday, excluding the holidays.
  • The winners are liable to provide two valid forms of signed identification for ticket verification and claiming process.

Connecticut Lottery Mailing Address

CT Lottery Claims Dept.
777 Brook Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

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