Claiming your win is the most important step after winning the lottery.
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The rules governing claiming a multi state ticket are determined by the state the ticket was purchased in. Select a state to know the corresponding claiming rules
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As per the rules issued by the Florida Lottery all winning tickets are the only bearer instruments.
Tickets that are found mutilated, altered, illegible, or incomplete are declared void. The lottery is not at all responsible for stolen, lost, or torn tickets.
Winning tickets resulting from any system or terminal malfunction are not liable to be paid by the Florida Lottery.
It is mandatory to double-check your numbers and sign the back of your ticket for authentication.
You can claim your Florida Lottery prizes before the deadline, i.e. 180 days from the date of the drawing, else your winnings will be fortified.
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.
It is mandatory for Florida Lottery players to complete the information on the back of their winning ticket and then take it to the retailer for validation.
You can also call the Player Information Line at (850) 487-7787 by Florida Lottery.
Prizes Up To $600
Lottery prizes up to $600 or less should be claimed at any authorized Florida Lottery retailer.
Ensure to carry your government-issued photo ID proof and social security card while going for the claiming process.
Fill the details at the back of your ticket for complete authentication.
Prizes $600 to $250,000
Prize claims ranging from $600 to $250,000 should be claimed by either mailing a claim form or submit the claim via secured drop box at your nearest Florida Lottery District Office.
You can download the winner claim form, available on the official website.
Complete the Florida Lottery Winner Claim Form and attach your original winning ticket and copies of government-issued photo ID’s including passport, driving license, social security card, etc.
Prizes Above $250,000
Prizes above $250,000 should be claimed by mailing the Florida State Lottery Office or submitting the claim via secured drop box at Florida Lottery Headquarters.
Ensure to attach original lottery winning ticket and government-issued ID proofs for a smooth claiming process.
Florida Lottery Mailing Address
The Florida Lottery
250 Marriott Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32301
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