Pet shop licence

You need a licence to run a business selling pet animals. This includes all commercial selling of pet animals, including pet shops and businesses selling animals over the internet.

The licence is valid for one calendar year only from 1 January to 31 December.

Apply for a pet shop licence


The fee for a new licence is £111 & a renewal is £103

Pet shop licence application process

We will arrange to carry out an inspection to make sure your premises meet the required standards before deciding if a licence can be granted