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Exotic, dangerous and wild animal licences

If you have a wild, exotic or dangerous animal and you are not running a zoo, circus, pet shop or laboratory then you will need to apply for a licence from us. 

What animals are covered by the licence?

You can find out more information about the licence, including what animals are covered on the Gov.uk website.

How do I apply for a licence?

To apply for a licence from us:

Download the application form

We will not issue a licence until the conditions are met. These conditions will depend on the particular animal.