Pet shop licence

To run a business selling pets, you will need a licence from us. This includes selling animals from a premises or over the internet.

Model conditions for pet vending licensing


If you are applying for a new licence or to renew your existing licence, you can apply online.

The annual fee for a pet shop licence is £98.


Start the journey


More info about the journey

Complete the application form and pay the pet shops licence application fee of £98.


We will contact you to arrange to visit your premises. If your premises meets our licence conditions, we will issue you with a pet shop licence or renew your existing pet shop licence.


When this content has been updated

Last updated 14 August 2018