Anywhere wild animals are kept for public exhibition needs a licence from us.
Before applying, we suggest you read the zoo licence guidance.
Apply for a licence
Two months before making an application, you should send a notification of intention to us. You must publish notice of intention in one local and one national newspaper two months before you apply.
A zoo licence application form must be sent to us with the correct fee, plus vet fees. This licence lasts for four years.
To renew a licence, a zoo licence renewal application form must be sent to us with the renewal fee, plus vet fees. This licence will last six years.
Vet fee is the actual cost
For more information, please contact us.
Page last updated 10/10/2017