Animal activity licence fees

The following are the fees for 2020-21:

Licence Fees 2020-21
Licence TypeFee
Dangerous Wild Animals: New £341.00 + vet fees
Dangerous Wild Animals: Renewal £159.00 + vet fees
Zoos £361.00 + vet fees
Copy Licence £15.00
Administration Fee £36.00

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 £315.00
Commercial Boarding for Dogs £315.00
Commercial Boarding for both Cats and Dogs £432.00
(£315.00 + £117.00 additional activity fee)
Day Care for Dogs £257.00 (up to 7 dogs)
  £315.00 (8+ dogs)
Home Boarding for Dogs £257.00

Franchisees (Home Boarding for Dogs)

Fee includes 1 host family inspection. Each additional host family inspection £48.00

Dog Breeding £330.00 + vet fees
Hiring Out Horses £330.00 + vet fees
Keeping or Training Animals for Exhibition £277.00
Selling Animals as Pets £296.00
Request for a Re-inspection £117.00
Variation of an Existing Licence £132.00
Additional Activity £117.00
Additional Premises £48.00
Copy Licence £15.00
Administration Fee £36.00

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