Animal licences - dangerous wild animals
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If you would like to keep dangerous wild animals or you would like to renew an existing licence you will need to complete the application forms and submit with the relevant fee (see below).
The animals covered by the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 are listed in the schedule to the Act (see below) and include types of rodents, spiders, reptiles and primates.
This licensing procedure does not apply to animals kept in a:
The licence will be granted subject to a veterinary inspection (this will not be your own vet) which is included in the licence fee. The Licensing Officer may accompany the vet during the inspection.
Fees and charges