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Apply for an animal boarding establishment licence

Use our online for to apply for a licence to run your own animal boarding establishment.

You must complete the application form in full.  You will need to pay the application fee when you submit your form.  There will be a fee to pay for the vets visit once this has been done.

  1. Animal Boarding Establishment Act 1963, Section 1

    Application for a licence to keep a Boarding Establishment for Animals including dog day care centres

    Animal boarding licence fee is £173

    Fields marked * are required
  2. Applicant details
    1. Address
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    1. Please provide an email address and / or phone number below so we can contact you.
  4. Business details
    1. Establishment address (if different from above)
    2. What types of animal are to be accommodated? (Please state number of each)
    3. Who will have direct control or management of the establishment?
    4. Is a responsible person living at the establishment? *
  5. Accommodation and facilities
    1. Please describe the accommodation and other facilities that are provided. Please give as much detail as possible.
  6. The applicant is required to answer 'Yes' or 'No' to the following questions
    1. Are you, or any person who will have control or management of the establishment, disqualified for the time being from:
    2. keeping a riding establishment? *
    3. keeping a dog? *
    4. keeping a pet shop? *
    5. having custody of animals? *
    6. keeping a boarding establishment for animals? *
  7. What is the name and address of your usual veterinary surgeon/practitioner?
  8. Declaration
    1. I declare my answers to the above questions to be correct in every respect.
  9. Did you fill this form in yourself?
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    1. IMPORTANT: When you click 'submit' you will be taken to our payment system.

      Please ensure that you fully complete your bank details and progress to the confirmation of payment, or your payment will not be processed.
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