Lifeboat Lottery FAQs

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about our Lifeboat Lottery.

Want to play and help save lives at sea? Find out more about the RNLI Lifeboat Lottery and how to take part.

How do I fill in the Lifeboat Lottery reply slip?

  • Tick Box A if you are buying all or some of your chances and not selling any lottery tickets to anyone else.
  • Tick Box B if you have sold lottery tickets to family and friends.  The instructions beside each box will advise what action you need to take for each circumstance.
  • Provide details of the payment you are making and any donations you wish to include, together with a total.

Indicate whether you have enclosed a cheque or postal order or provide your card details if you are paying via debit or credit card.   

Sign the slip and return with any enclosures that have been advised for Box A or Box B.

If I am buying all the lottery tickets myself, do I need to return the counterfoils?

No. You just need to return the reply slip with your payment.

Do I need to return my lottery ticket stubs?

If you have bought the lottery tickets yourself, you do not need to return the ticket stubs.

If you have sold lottery tickets to others, you do need to return the lottery stubs.

How do I make payment for lottery tickets?

If you are buying lottery tickets yourself, you can pay by debit or credit card over the telephone. Call us on 0300 300 9990 Monday–Friday between 8am and 6pm. 

Alternatively, you can send a cheque or postal order made payable to RNLI (Sales) Limited, together with the reply slip.