The Lottery requires proof of positive identification for all prizes $601 and over. You must provide the following documentation when claiming a prize of $601 or more. 

1. Your Winning Ticket

It is important to sign the back of your ticket to establish your ownership of the ticket. Without a signature on the back, a lottery ticket is considered a “bearer instrument” and can be claimed by anyone presenting the ticket. 


Please also bring one of each of the following:


2. Signed Photo Identification

Acceptable forms of signed photo identification include:

  • Driver’s license
  • Mass ID
  • Passport
  • Work ID
  • Military ID

3. Proof of your Social Security Number

Acceptable forms of proof of Social Security number include:

  • Driver’s License with Social Security number
  • Social Security card (signed)
  • W-2 Form that displays 9-digit SSN
  • SSA-1099 Form that displays 9-digit SSN
  • Non-SSA-1099 Form that displays 9-digit SSN
  • Pay stub that displays 9-digit SSN