Pet shop licence

You need a licence to run a business selling pet animals. This includes all commercial selling of pet animals, including pet shops and businesses selling animals over the internet.

The licence is valid for one calendar year from 1 January to 31 December.

Apply for a pet shop licence

Fees for a pet shop licence

The fees are:

  • £121.42 for a pet shop licence or
  • £87.17 to renew an existing licence 

What happens next

We will arrange to carry out an inspection to make sure your premises meet the required standards before deciding if a licence can be granted.

West Oxfordshire District Council
Elmfield
New Yatt Road
Witney
OX28 1PB