Anyone who wants to run a pet shop must obtain a licence from us first.

Before you complete your application, we advise you to read the pet shop licence guidance.

Apply for a licence

Fill in the pet shop licence application form and send it to us with the correct fee. If successful, you should receive the licence within 60 days. It will expire on December 31.

Application form
Guidance notes

Application - application fee £188.00 / ongoing administration and enforcement £81.00
Renewal - application fee £120.00 / ongoing administration and enforcement £47.00
Variation - application fee £103.00 / ongoing administration and enforcement £47.00
Veterinary inspection is the actual cost

For more information, please contact us.

Online enquiries form

Page last updated 29/03/2018