March 29, 2021

Offices Open for Claims above $600 - by Appointment Only


Single-ticket claims of $600.01 and More - In Person
  • Prizes of more than $600 (on a single ticket) can be paid BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at Jefferson City Headquarters, well as the Springfield, St. Louis and Kansas City regional offices.

  • Prizes from $600.01 to $35,000 can be paid the same day.

  • For prizes of more than $35,000, it takes approximately two weeks from the day of the claim to receive payment.

  • Schedule online here.
  • Call (573) 751-4050, Option 9

  appointment only

What to bring to your APPOINTMENT:
  • Your signed winning ticket

  • An official Missouri Lottery winner claim form

  • Photo ID (State-issued driver's license or an approved and current Government-issued photo identification card)

  • Completed IRS Form W-9 — Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification.

  • Patience. The claiming process will likely take longer than you may have experienced in the past. We ask that you follow posted signage and abide by all safety and social distancing measures in place.


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Jackpot Prizes

Lotto and Powerball prizes, which are $1 million and higher, are paid either in annual installments (in 25 annual payments for Lotto prizes and in 30 annual payments for Powerball prizes) or in a lump sum. Mega Millions jackpot prizes are paid in either annual installments (paid out over 29 years) or in a lump sum. Cash option prizes are approximately half of the advertised jackpot.

Jackpot prizes for Powerball and Mega Millions, as well as top-tier prizes for Lucky for Life, must be claimed at the Jefferson City headquarters office.


All Lottery winnings are subject to federal and state taxes. The Missouri Lottery is required to withhold 4% Missouri state tax on prizes of $600.01 or more, along with 24% federal tax for prizes of more than $5,000. Winners may owe additional taxes for the prize or they may receive a refund, depending on personal income.

Time Limit For Claims

You have 180 days to claim your prize from the official end of Scratchers games and 180 days from the drawing date of the last winning play on a Draw Games ticket. The Missouri Lottery is not liable for any lost, stolen or damaged tickets.

Claim Prizes by Mail



Your name, address, telephone number and signature must be on the back of the ticket.

If the prize is $600.01 or more, be sure to include:
Completed claim form
Copy of a government issued photo ID
Completed IRS Form W-9

The original ticket and claim form should be mailed to:
Ticket Redemption
Missouri Lottery
PO Box 7777
Jefferson City, MO  65102-7777

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Players must be 18 years or older to purchase Missouri Lottery tickets.

*In the event of a discrepancy, official winning numbers prevail over any numbers posted on this website.