Animal training or exhibition licences

If you keep or train animals as a business for the following reasons, you will need a licence under The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018.

  • For live educational or entertainment performances
  • For photographed, filmed or recorded educational or entertainment performances

Keeping or training animals for exhibition licences are valid for three years.

Apply for an animal exhibition licence

To apply for an animal exhibition licence, please complete the following steps:

We will take the full payment when you apply. If your licence is not granted, part of your licence fee will be refunded to you.

Apply online

Vary a licence

If you wish to vary your licence, please email giving full details.