Dangerous and wild animals licence

How to apply

Apply and pay online

When we have received your application and fee we will arrange to carry out the relevant inspections to make sure your premises meet the required standards.

If you are making a new application you will need to appear before the council’s Licensing Committee.


The annual fee is £144, which you must submit with your application. Please note that this does not include the veterinary inspection fee.

Guidance notes

You can view a list of dangerous wild animals and further guidance from the DEFRA website.