Dangerous animals licences

You need a licence to keep some animals that are listed under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976.

The full list of animals you need a licence for is available.

This licence does not apply to animals kept in a zoo, circus, pet shop or places registered to perform experiments.

Apply for a dangerous wild animal licence

To apply for or renew a dangerous wild animal licence, please fill in the online form below and pay by credit or debit card. We will refund the Part B fee in the event of not being able to grant the licence. You will be emailed a copy of the form.

A two-year Dangerous Wild Animals Licence costs £262.00+VAT

Apply for a dangerous wild animal licence