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Pet shop licence

Anyone who carries on at any premises (which could be a private dwelling) a business of selling animals as pets requires a licence. Licenses are issued on an annual basis by the Environmental Services Section and cover matters such as:

  • the accommodation provided for the animals
  • food and drink
  • age at which animals may be sold
  • precautions taken to prevent the spread of disease
  • fire and emergency precautions

Apply for a pet shop licence

To apply for a pet shop licence complete the online application form for a licence to keep a pet shop licence. Alternatively, you can print the application for licence to keep a pet shop form (PDF: 30Kb / 1 page) and return it to us.