Licence Directory - Dangerous Wild Animals Licence

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Dangerous Wild Animals Licence

To view a list of businesses that have a licence please see our Animal Welfare Licences page.

Apart from the losted exceptions, you must get a licence from us every 2 years to keep any animal listed in the Schedule of The Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976. The Act does not apply to: 

  • zoos
  • circuses
  • pet shops
  • registered establishments for carrying out animal experiments.

To apply for this licence or renewal please download and fill in the relevant application form.

For the general conditions on keeping dangerous wild animals please see the related downloads. There will be further conditions which will depend on which animal you would like to keep. For more information about the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 please view the National Archives website.

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General Conditions for Dangerous Wild Animals

Application Forms

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