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Application forms and guidance notes

Application Forms and Guidance Notes for gambling and e-gaming on the Isle of Man

The Gambling Supervision Commission ('GSC') is available to offer guidance on the process and discussion around the interpretation of OGRA throughout the application process. However, the GSC will not provide legal advice.

Guidance notes

Online Gambling Regulation Act 2001 - Guidance notes for making an Online Gambling application

Approval as testing facility - Test facility guidance notes

Application forms

Online Gambling Regulation Act 2001

Gaming (Amendment) Act 1984

Approval as testing facility  - Test facility application form

For all Bookmakers Permits and Betting Office Licences please contact gaming@gov.im for an application form.

For a full OGRA licence the following charges apply :-

Fees:

  • £5,000 administration fee with the initial application (Network Services, Full or Sub-licence)
  • £50,000 per annum thereafter (& £5,000 for every foreign operator), for a Network Services licence -see online guidance notes
  • £35,000 per annum thereafter, for a Full licence
  • £5,000 per annum thereafter, for a Sub-licence

Duty

  • For gross gaming yield not exceeding £20 million per annum = 1.5%
  • For gross gaming yield more than £20 million, but not exceeding £40 million per annum = 0.5%
  • For gross gaming yield exceeding £40 million per annum = 0.1%
  • For gross gaming yield from Pool Betting = 15%

For information on Land-based Casinos, Betting Offices or Controlled Gaming Machines (outside of Casinos) please contact us:

Gambling Supervision Commission

Ground Floor

St George's Court

Myrtle Street

Douglas

Isle of Man

IM1 1ED

Telephone:+44 1624 694331

Website:http://www.gov.im/gambling

Email:Send Email

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