Application for Animal Welfare Licence

Please complete this form if you are applying for one of these animal activity licences:

  • Dangerous Wild Animals
  • Dog Breeding
  • Exhibiting Animals
  • Hiring of Horses
  • Pet Shop

Privacy Policy 

Hart District (the Council) is the data controller for the personal information you are providing if you make an application. The Council will process this personal information in accordance with all relevant data protection law and will use it only to administer your application and licence and for the following purpose.

In accordance with guidance issued by DEFRA, a list of premises licensed under the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals)(England) Regulations 2018 is published on our website. The list contains the following information; the name of the business (or the name of the licensee if there is no business name), the parish that your premises lies within, and a link to the business website (or a contact number for the business).  Your business will automatically be added to the list. If your name as licensee (and not a business name) is shown in the list,  you may request that your business be removed from the list by Emailing if you so wish.

For more information about how the Council processes your personal information, please see the Council’s privacy policy webpage

Please select the type of animal activity you are applying for

Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976

2 year licence

The Performing Animals (Regulation) Act 1925

Exhibit, use or train performing animals

3 year licence

Animal types to be sold
Amphibians *
Birds *
Fish *
Invertebrates *
Mammals *
Reptiles *
Please choose all that apply
E.g. Mains, private
Please list species
Please list
Male *
Female *
Numbers of Bitches and Studs*
Bitches *
Studs *
Name, Microchip/Passport Number, Age and Date of Birth, Gender, Height, Use (e.g. school, loan, part livery), Medication/Aliments
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.
Please list.