Animal activity licence fees


Licence Fees 2022/23
Licence TypeFee
Dangerous Wild Animals: New £355.00 + vet fees
Dangerous Wild Animals: Renewal £165.00 + vet fees
Zoos £375.00 + vet fees
Copy Licence £17.00
Administration Fee £37.00

With effect from 1st October 2018, The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 introduced a new licensing regime for the following licences / activities.

The fees payable are as follows:

Licence types
Licence TypeFee
Boarding for Cats and/or Dogs (includes boarding in Kennels or Catteries) 
Commercial Boarding for Cats £327.00
Commercial Boarding for Dogs £327.00
Commercial Boarding for both Cats and Dogs £448.00
(£327.00 + £121.00 additional activity fee)
Day Care for Dogs £267.00 (up to 7 dogs)
  £327.00 (8+ dogs)
Home Boarding for Dogs £267.00

Franchisees (Home Boarding for Dogs)

Fee includes 1 host family inspection. Each additional host family inspection £50.00

£267.00
Dog Breeding £344.00 + vet fees
Hiring Out Horses £344.00 + vet fees
Keeping or Training Animals for Exhibition £289.00
Selling Animals as Pets £308.00
Request for a Re-inspection £121.00
Variation of an Existing Licence £138.00
Additional Activity £121.00
Additional Premises £50.00
Copy Licence £17.00
Administration Fee £37.00

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