South Africa Raffle FAQs

If you’re keen to play South Africa Raffle for the chance to win one of the game’s great prizes, take a look at the answers to the most commonly asked questions listed below.

Question: When are South Africa Raffle draws held?

Answer: South Africa Raffle draws are held sporadically throughout the year, with National Lottery operator Ithuba announcing the dates at least 60 days in advance.

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Question: How long do I have to buy South Africa Raffle tickets?

Answer: Tickets for each Raffle will go on sale a minimum of 60 days prior to the draw date. However, there are a limited number of tickets for each draw and once these sell out entries will close.

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Question: How do I win a South Africa Raffle prize?

Answer: You will be given a unique, randomly-generated raffle number when you enter the game, and have to match one of the winning numbers drawn to win the specified prize.

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Question: When do South Africa Raffle prizes expire?

Answer: Prizes must be claimed within 365 days of the winning draw.

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Question: Is there a minimum age to play South Africa Raffle?

Answer: You must be at least 18 years old to play South Africa Raffle.

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Question: Will I pay tax on my South Africa Raffle winnings?

Answer: Lottery winnings in South Africa are generally tax free. However, it is recommended that you contact a tax professional about any possible liabilities which may arise from winning a large South Africa Raffle prize.

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Question: What prizes can be won on South Africa Raffle?

Answer: The prize structure is different for each South Africa Raffle, but there are always various prizes available. In previous games, top prizes have included a Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet and R1 million.

In the most recent draw on 30th December, the top tier prize was 25 F57 MINI Cooper Convertibles.

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Question: How much does it cost to play South Africa Raffle?

Answer: The price of a South Africa Raffle ticket varies between R20, R25 and R50.

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Question: Can I pick my own South Africa Raffle numbers?

Answer: No - all South Africa Raffle numbers are randomly generated to ensure that each entry is unique.

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