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How To Claim

Claiming a Lottery prize of $600 and above is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Determine your preferred claiming option.
  2. Fill out a Winner Claim Form and gather all of your required documentation.
  3. Get paid!
How To Claim
How To Claim

General questions about claiming prizes may be answered by visiting our
Frequently Asked Questions page, emailing the Florida Lottery, or calling a Lottery office.

How To Claim


Players with prizes valued at $600 or more can claim in-person via walk-in at Lottery Headquarters or any district office during normal Lottery business hours. If you require a special accommodation or have special needs, you may set up an appointment to claim your prize by clicking here.

Prizes of $1 million and above and all prizes with an annual payment option can be claimed in-person via walk-in or appointment at Lottery Headquarters.

Prizes of $600 – $999,999 for games that do not offer an annual payment option can be claimed in-person via walk-in or appointment at any Lottery district office. Winning tickets valued at $1 million or more and winning tickets with an annual payment option can also be submitted to a Lottery district office; in this case, the district office will forward the claim to Lottery Headquarters for processing and payment.

Players with prizes valued at $600 or more can claim via secured drop-off inside any Florida Lottery district office.

Winning tickets valued at $1 million or more and winning tickets with an annual payment option that are submitted to a Lottery district office will be forwarded to Lottery Headquarters for processing and payment.

To claim a prize via drop-off, simply place the winning ticket(s) along with a Winner Claim Form and the documentation listed under the "Required Documentation" section in an envelope and drop it off at Florida Lottery Headquarters or any district office. Tickets submitted via drop-off to Florida Lottery Headquarters or district offices are processed in approximately 10 - 14 days*. Once your claim has been processed, your check will be mailed to the address listed on your claim form.

If a Draw game ticket has been validated by a retailer and the prize was not paid, the envelope and its contents, including the winning ticket, must be submitted on or before the 30th day after the claim deadline. If the ticket has not been validated by a retailer, the envelope and its contents must be submitted on or before the claim deadline as detailed under the "Ticket Expiration" section below. If all required documentation is not received by the Lottery by the applicable extended claim date, the prize will be forfeited. All Florida MEGA MILLIONS®, POWERBALL®, CASH4LIFE®, and Fast Play prizes must be claimed in Florida.

For Scratch-Off or Fast Play tickets that have been validated by a retailer, the envelope and its contents, including the winning ticket, must be submitted on or before the 90th day after the official end of the game. If the Scratch-Off or Fast Play ticket has not been validated by a retailer, the envelope and its contents must be submitted on or before the 60th day after the official game close. If all required documentation is not received by the Lottery by the applicable extended claim date, the prize will be forfeited.

Tickets submitted via drop-off to Florida Lottery Headquarters will be processed in the order in which they are received by the Claims Processing department. Damaged tickets, and claims involving state owed debt, and disputes may take longer.

*Processing timeframes are a general estimate; actual processing time may vary.

Players with prizes of any value can mail tickets to any Lottery office.

Winning tickets valued at $1 million or more and winning tickets with an annual payment option that are mailed to a Lottery district office will be forwarded to Lottery Headquarters for processing and payment.

To claim your prize by mail, simply mail the ticket(s), along with a Winner Claim Form (for prizes valued at $600 or more), and the documentation listed under the "Required Documentation" section. Tickets mailed to Florida Lottery Headquarters or district offices are processed in approximately 30 – 45 days*. For a list of Lottery offices and mailing information, click here.

If a Draw game ticket has been validated by a retailer and the prize was not paid, the envelope and its contents, including the winning ticket, must be postmarked on or before the 30th day after the claim deadline. If the ticket has not been validated by a retailer, the envelope and its contents must be postmarked on or before the claim deadline as detailed under the "Ticket Expiration" section below. If all required documentation is not received by the Lottery by the applicable extended claim date, the prize will be forfeited. All Florida MEGA MILLIONS, POWERBALL, CASH4LIFE, and Fast Play prizes must be claimed in Florida.

For Scratch-Off or Fast Play tickets that have been validated by a retailer and the prize was not paid, the envelope and its contents, including the winning ticket, must be postmarked on or before the 90th day after the official end of the game. If the Scratch-Off or Fast Play ticket has not been validated by a retailer, the envelope and its contents must be postmarked on or before the 60th day after the official game close. If all required documentation is not received by the Lottery by the applicable extended claim date, the prize will be forfeited.

NOTE: U.S. Postal Service regulations include various restrictions on mailing Lottery tickets. The risk of mailing tickets remains with the player and will not be assumed by the Lottery. Secure methods of mailing are recommended.

Tickets mailed to Florida Lottery Headquarters will be processed in the order in which they are received by the Claims Processing department. Damaged tickets, and claims involving state owed debt, and disputes may take longer.

*Processing timeframes are a general estimate; actual processing time may vary.
    To claim a prize of $600 or more, the player must:
  1. Complete a Florida Lottery Winner Claim Form.
  2. Present one form of identification that is current or was issued within the past five years and bears a serial number or other identifying number. If you are claiming via mail or secured drop box, provide a clear scanned copy of your identification.
    Acceptable forms of identification include:
    • An identification card or driver's license issued by a public agency authorized to issue driver's licenses in Florida, a state other than Florida, a territory of the U.S., Canada, or Mexico.
    • A passport issued by the U.S. Department of State.
    • A passport issued by a foreign government for non-annual payment option prizes & prizes that do not require a notarized affidavit.
    • A passport issued by a foreign government stamped by the United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services for annual payment option prizes or for prizes that require a notarized affidavit.
    • An identification card issued by any branch of the U.S. armed forces.
    • An identification card issued by the United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.

PLAYERS SHOULD PROVIDE ALL DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED TO PAY A PRIZE AT THE TIME THE CLAIM IS FILED WITH THE LOTTERY.

Privacy Act Notice:

Under the Federal Privacy Act, disclosure of a person's Social Security number is voluntary unless a Federal statute specifically requires such disclosure or allows states to collect the number. For claimants of Florida Lottery prizes valued at $600 or more, disclosure is required by 26 U.S.C. s. 3402 and 26 U.S.C. s. 6109 for tax withholding and reporting purposes. Social Security numbers will also be used to determine whether a claimant owes an outstanding debt to a state agency or child support collected through a court, pursuant to Section 24.115, Florida Statutes, and for tickets valued at $3,500 or more, to aid in determining eligibility or continued eligibility for state public assistance program(s), pursuant to Federal Regulation 273.11(r)(2), because the Social Security number is used as an identifier in the databases searched.

Florida Lottery Draw game prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the applicable draw date. Draw game prizes for which a single-payment cash option is available must be claimed within the first 60 days after the applicable draw date to elect the cash option.

Florida Lottery Scratch-Off and Fast Play game prizes must be claimed within 60 days of the official end-of-game date.

Once the applicable time period has elapsed, the related Florida Lottery ticket will expire.

FLORIDA LOTTO®, MEGA MILLIONS® and POWERBALL® jackpot prizes may be paid in 30 annual installments, and JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY™ jackpot prizes may be paid in 25 annual installments. CASH4LIFE™ Grand Prize and second prize may be paid for the natural life of the winner. Certain Scratch-Off games that offer an annual payment option may be paid in annual installments in accordance with the rule for that game.

FLORIDA LOTTO, MEGA MILLIONS, POWERBALL, JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY, CASH4LIFE and certain Scratch-Off games also offer a Cash Option method of payment – a one-time, lump-sum payment that jackpot winners may choose to receive instead of receiving their winnings in annual payments. Payment may be made by check or by ACH transfer to a bank or brokerage account in the winner's name; however, the Lottery strongly recommends the ACH transfer method of payment. A winner electing the ACH transfer method of payment must provide the Lottery with a voided check or ACH transfer instructions to a financial institution. FLORIDA LOTTO, MEGA MILLIONS, POWERBALL, JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY and CASH4LIFE winners who wish to elect the Cash Option method of payment must claim their prizes and make their payment election within 60 days after the winning draw date. If the winner does not elect the Cash Option within 60 days after the winning draw date, the prize will be paid in annual payments.

FLORIDA LOTTO players who match 2-of-6 winning numbers will win a free FLORIDA LOTTO Quick Pick ticket for the next available drawing. JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY with Combo players with 4 winning number matches will win a free JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY with Combo Quick Pick ticket for the next available drawing. FANTASY 5™ players who match 2-of-5 winning numbers will win a free FANTASY 5 Quick Pick ticket for the next available drawing. CASH4LIFE® players who match 1-of-5 winning numbers and the Cash Ball number will win a free CASH4LIFE Quick Pick ticket for the next available drawing. Players may claim their free Quick Pick tickets at any Florida Lottery retailer. Once a free Quick Pick ticket has printed, it cannot be canceled. Out-of-state players who mail in tickets will receive a check for the value of the free Quick Pick ticket(s), in lieu of the free Quick Pick ticket(s) due to U.S. Postal regulations, which prohibit the mailing of Lottery tickets across state lines.

Winnings and any taxes withheld are reported in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code and Code of Federal Regulations on all Florida Lottery winnings with a value of $600 or more. If a Florida Lottery prizewinner is a U.S. citizen or resident alien, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires the Florida Lottery to withhold 24 percent federal withholding tax from prizes greater than $5,000. For non-resident aliens, the Florida Lottery is required to withhold 30 percent federal withholding tax from all prize amounts. For information on Lottery prizes and your Federal tax obligations visit: www.irs.gov.


Winning Numbers

Saturday, July 31, 2021

1-21-22-34-47-4-x2

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

$211 Million

Friday, July 30, 2021

19-26-31-52-68-10-x3

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

$179 Million

Florida Lotto with Double Play and EZmatch
Florida Lotto with Double Play and EZmatch

Saturday, July 31, 2021

4-5-12-37-49-50

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

$1.75 Million

4-5-12-37-49-50

Sunday, August 1, 2021

11-30-33-47-60-1


Top Prize:

Monday, August 2, 2021

$1,000/Day for Life


Friday, July 30, 2021

6-8-11-24-35-46

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

$300,000


Sunday, August 1, 2021

5-6-19-27-31







Sunday, August 1, 2021

 -3-0-7-7-89

Sunday, August 1, 2021

 -8-6-4-9-56

Sunday, August 1, 2021

 -2-4-1-49

Sunday, August 1, 2021

 -7-6-7-06


Sunday, August 1, 2021

 -2-7-59

Sunday, August 1, 2021

 -5-9-06

Sunday, August 1, 2021

 -8-09

Sunday, August 1, 2021

 -2-66