How to apply for a PCSO lotto outlet in the Philippines

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), a non-profit organisation that allows many people the opportunity to try their luck and win millions of pesos to change their lives, is going further and further to many places around the country.

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For their avid lotto players they are very much open. For the business-minded ones, they do not offer franchising. However, they can become agents of PCSO and earn as if they are actually running a franchise.

Here are the requirements for applying as an agent:

The basic requirements are as follows:

Individual applicants must be:


  • Filipino citizens
  • At least 21 years old


Corporations must be:


  • Registered under Philippine laws
  • 100% Filipino-owned


If the applicant fits these descriptions, then other documents to prepare for submission include:

Individual applicants:


  • Three recent 2×2 ID pictures
  • Two valid IDs


Proof of income:

  1. Employed


  • Income tax return
  • Certificate of employment


  1. Self-employed


  • Income tax return
  • Business registration for existing business


  1. Latest NBI clearance
  2. Latest barangay clearance


  1. Biodata of directors and officers
  2. Certified true copy of SEC Registration, Articles of Incorporation and By-laws
  3. Secretary Certificate or Board Resolution authorising representatives of the company
  4. Three recent 2×2 ID pictures of the representative
  5. Two valid IDs
  6. Latest NBI clearance
  7. Income tax return

An application fee of Php2,500 should also be paid to the PCSO Treasury Department or Cashier.

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