Performing Animals Licences

Performing animal license 

It is an offence to train or exhibit a performing animal unless they are registered with the local authority.

Licence Summary

The use of animals in circuses, cabarets and performances, as well as displays in zoos and special events are required to be registered with the local authority.

Apply for a performing animal license online

The current fee is £78.00.

If you wish to apply you must not have been disqualified from keeping animals or holding a registration for performing animals.

Will Tacit Consent Apply

No tacit consent is applicable to this type of application. If you have not been advised by us within a reasonable time following the end of any notice period for this application then please contact us

Contact Details

Commercial and Operations Licensing
Central Police Station
Byron House
Maid Marian Way
Nottingham
NG1 6HS