How to apply
To apply for your licence complete the appropriate form
|Activity||New application fee||Renewal fee||Application form|
|Selling animals as pets||£507.00||£396.00||Selling animals as pets application form|
|Providing boarding for cats||£507.00||£396.00||Boarding for cats application form|
|Providing boarding in kennels for dogs||£507.00||£396.00||Boarding kennels for dogs application form|
|Providing home boarding for dogs||£482.00||£372.00||Home boarding for dogs application form|
|Providing day care for dogs||£482.00||£372.00||Day care for dogs application form|
|Hiring out horses||£507
Plus veterinary inspection costs
|£396.00||Hiring out horses application form|
|£396.00||Breeding dogs application form|
|Keeping or training animals for exhibition||£507.00||£396.00||Keeping or training animals for exhibition application form|
Note: £164 of this is refundable if a licence is not granted
Guidance notes for each activity can be found on government website
Combination of activities: Greatest applicable activity application fee above plus £47 per additional activity.
Multiple animal activity licence
Supplementary fees: Star rating reassessment request £189, transfer due to death of licensee £51, variations or transfers £51 (not entailing additional activities).
Veterinary Inspection: Inspections by our appointed vet are required before a licence can be granted to any new dog breeding premises. Businesses who hire out horses require an annual veterinary inspection. The costs of any veterinary inspections will be recharged to the licence holder following the inspection.
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