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.