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Apply for a licence to keep dangerous wild animals

Use our online form to apply for a licence to keep dangerous wild animals.

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 after it takes place.

  1. Swansea Council is the data controller for the personal information you provide on this form. We are collecting this information as part of our obligation under Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976. Your information will be used to help us fulfil our legal obligation and will not be used for any other purpose. We will not share your data with third parties unless we are required or permitted to do so by law.

    Data protection law describes the legal basis for our processing your data as necessary for compliance with a legal obligation. For further information about how Swansea Council uses your personal data, including your rights as a data subject, please see our corporate privacy notice on our website.
  2. Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976

    Application for a licence to keep Dangerous Wild Animals

    Dangerous Wild Animals licence fee is £635
    Dangerous Wild Animals licence variation is £256

    Fields marked * are required
  3. 1. Applicant details
  4. 2. Species
    1. Specify the species (including Latin names if known) and the number of animals of each species proposed to be kept.
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    6. Is it intended to breed from any of these animals? *
    7. Do you both own, AND possess all the animals listed above? *
  5. 3. Insurance
    1. Are you the holder of a current insurance policy which:

      a) insures you against liability for any damage which may be caused by the animal(s) listed above?

      (If 'yes', enclose with this application evidence that you hold such insurance, if 'no', state below what steps you are taking to obtain such insurance.)

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  6. 4. Accommodation and facilities
    1. Please describe the accommodation and other facilities that are provided. Please give as much detail as possible.
  7. Is a responsible person living on the Establishment? *
  8. If 'no', what arrangements are there in case of emergency?
  9. 5. 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. a) keeping a riding establishment? *
    3. b) keeping a dog? *
    4. c) keeping a pet shop? *
    5. d) having custody of animals? *
    6. e) keeping a boarding establishment for animals? *
    7. f) keeping any dangerous wild animals? *
    8. h) keeping a dog breeding establishment? *
  10. What is the name and address of your usual veterinary surgeon/practitioner?
  11. Please select the fee applicable to your circumstances *
  12. 6. Declaration
    1. I agree to permit an officer, veterinary surgeon or veterinary practitioner authorised by the City and County of Swansea to inspect the premises which are the subject of this application before any licence is granted.

      I certify that I am not under the age of 18.

      I declare my answers to the above questions to be correct in every respect.
  13. 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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