Dangerous wild animals

A dangerous wild animal licence authorises a person to keep an animal listed on the schedule of the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 (modification order) 1984.

Application forms

New dangerous wild animal licence:

Renew dangerous wild animal licence:


Ways to pay:

  • Pay online
  • Pay over the phone: 0161 770 6611 (select option 2).

Licences cost:

  • New: £255.00
  • Renewal involving change of circumstances:.£214.20
  • Renewal involving no change of circumstances: £112.20

To each of these licence fees will be added any necessary veterinary fees incurred.

Prices are excluding VAT.

Animal Welfare Team
Sir Robert Peacock House
Vulcan Street
Tel 0161 770 2244
Fax 0161 770 4481