Commercial Services team fees and charges

Licensing/registration/service fees and charges valid until Friday 31 March 2020

Selling animals as pets, breeding of dogs, animal boarding (kennel or cattery) eg. single species

  • New application fee - £558
  • Renewal fee - £324

Combined animal boarding activities (eg. dogs and cats boarding or breeding of dogs and boarding of dogs)

  • New application fee - £628
  • Renewal fee - £420

Home boarder for dogs 

  • New application fee for six dogs and under - £230
  • Renewal fee for six dogs and under - £195
  • New application fee for over six dogs - £280
  • Renewal fee for over six dogs - £225

Franchisee arrangers licence

  • New application fee - £380
  • Renewal fee - £245
  • Assessment of hobby host (as part of home boarder franchisee arrangers licence)-new application - £75.00
  • Assessment of hobby host (as part of home boarder franchisee arrangers licence-renewal fee- £75.00

Day care for dogs

  • New application - £315
  • Renewal fee - £280

Hiring out of horses

  • New application fee for under 15 horses - £631
  • Renewal fee for under 15 horses - £557
  • New application fee for 15 - 29 horses - £806
  • Renewal fee for 15 - 29 horses - £732
  • New application fee for 30 and over horses - £946
  • Renewal fee for 30 and over horses - £872

Dangerous wild animals licence (not subject to being risk rated / automatic two year duration period) 

  • New application fee - £612
  • Renewal fee - £500

Animal encounters/performing registration licence (not subject to being risk rated / automatic three year duration period)

  • New application fee - £390
  • Renewal fee - £335

Zoos (not subject to being risk rated over either four year (new) or six year (renewal ) duration

  • New Fee (4 year duration) periodical/informal/special full day animal health inspector - £757*
  • New Fee(4 year duration)periodical/informal/special half day animal health inspector - £587*
  • Renewal Fee (6 year duration)periodical/informal/special full day animal health inspector - £704*
  • Renewal Fee(6 year duration)periodical/informal/special half day animal health inspector - £534*

NB.The above * marked fees are not inclusive of Secretary of State Veterinary fees.

Transfer of licence (in the event of licencee's death)

  • £50

Variation to animal welfare licence

  • £50

Additional unannounced Inspection during the course of any animal welfare licence

  • £120

Rating rescore/re-evaluation

  • £200

Appeal animal welfare rating rescore / re-evaluation

  • £90 (refundable if appeal upheld)

Skin piercing - ear piercing, acupuncture, electrolysis, tattooing registration

  • Registration - once application of premise and practitioner - £225
  • Registration - once application of additional practitioner - £75
  • Existing Licence amendment (administrative) - £40 per hour with a minimum one hour charge.
  • Replacement copy of Operator Certificate - £30

Freezer failure

  • Certificate - £148.24

Workplace safety

  • HASWA S.28 Statement - officer cost at £40 per hour plus 15% admin charge.  Minimum charge £80.27

Private water supply

  • Risk assessment and water tests - laboratory costs plus officer cost at £40 per hour subject to statutory maximum

Food hygiene rating scheme (FHRS) re-score visit

  • FHRS Re-score visit request fee - £200

For further information please contact us using our online form.