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 by Georgia 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 Georgia Lottery prizes before the deadline, i.e. 180 days from the date of the drawing, else your winnings will be fortified.
Prize claims for any amount can be mailed to the Georgia 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.
Prizes more than $5,000 are subject to Federal withholding at the time of claiming.
Prizes Up To $600
Prizes $600 or less can be claimed at any authorized Georgia Lottery Retailer.
You can also claim lottery winnings up to this amount by visiting the Georgia Lottery Office.
Lottery winnings up to $600 can also be mailed by filling out the claim form available at the official site and send it to the Georgia Lottery Office mailing address.
Prizes $600 and Above
Prizes $600 and above should be claimed at any Georgia Lottery district office or Georgia Lottery Headquarters.
Winnings can also be mailed to Georgia Lottery for claiming.
Claims through the mail should fill out a claim form supplied by any GLC office or available on the official website.
You have to present two forms of identification as valid proof.
Fill the back of your winning ticket, complete the Winner Claim Form mail it to the below mentioned GLC P.O. Box address along with your signed original winning ticket, and copies of your valid government-issued photo ID and social security card.
Georgia Lottery Mailing Address
Georgia Lottery Corporation
P.O. Box 56966
Atlanta, GA 30343
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