Animal activity licence fees

When you apply for an animal activity licence and we have checked you have included all the relevant documentation, we will contact you to pay the relevant application and grant fee, listed below. 

Additional fees for vet inspections may be required.

Animal activity licence fees
Licence type Application fee Grant fee
Selling animals as pets £180 £80
Hiring of horses £220 £80
Dog breeding £220 £80
Dog boarding (kennels) £220 £80
Dog boarding (home) £160 £80
Dog day care £220 £80
Cat boarding (catteries) £220 £80
Exhibition of animals £200 £80
Additional licence categories Most expensive fee listed above + £40 n/a
Licence variation £40  
Re-rating application £40  
If your application is not approved, we will refund the grant fee. Application fees are non-refundable once the application process has started.