Animal activity licence fees

Licence Fees 2023/24
Licence TypeFee
Dangerous Wild Animals: New £390.50 + vet fees
Dangerous Wild Animals: Renewal £181.50 + vet fees
Zoos £412.50 + vet fees
Copy Licence £19.00
Administration Fee £41.00

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 £365.00
Commercial Boarding for Dogs £365.00
Commercial Boarding for both Cats and Dogs £505.00
(£365.00 + £140.00 additional activity fee)
Day Care for Dogs £300.00 
Home Boarding for Dogs £300.00

Franchisees (Home Boarding for Dogs)

Fee includes 1 host family inspection. Each additional host family inspection £55.00

Dog Breeding £365.00 + vet fees
Hiring Out Horses £355.00 + vet fees
Keeping or Training Animals for Exhibition £290.00
Selling Animals as Pets £333.00
Request for a Re-inspection £140.00
Variation of an Existing Licence £181.00
Additional Activity £140.00
Copy Licence £19.00
Administration Fee £41.00

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