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Pet shop licence

No person may keep a pet shop unless they have first obtained a licence from their Local Authority.

A pet shop is any building where animals are sold as pets, including your own home.  Your can't sell animals as pets in public places, such as market stalls.


How much does it cost to apply?

The current fee is £118 annually.


How do I apply?

pdf icon Pet Shop Application [42kb]



Pet animals act


Public register

pdf icon Pet shop licence - public register [53kb]