Dog breeding licences

Existing licence holders and anyone planning to apply for a licence should read the Animal Welfare (licensing of activities involving animals) Regulations 2018 and the DEFRA guidance.

Apply for a licence

Fill in the dog breeding licence application form and send it to us with the correct fee. The first application will have additional fees for a vet inspection.

Application form

Licence fees

For more information, please contact us.

Online enquiries form

Visits to the licensing service are by appointment only. Please call us on 01423 500600 or email at