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Boarding, home boarding and daycare

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2. Apply for a licence to operate an animal boarding establishment

You can apply for a new animal boarding establishment licence or renew an existing licence online using this form.


Please call the licensing team on 01392 265702 to discuss fee.

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Once all your documentation is complete, please email it to us at 

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More info about the journey

You'll need a credit or debit card if paying online

You'll need to attach a current certificate of insurance for the business

You'll need to send us a plan of the premises showing the layout and all structures

Once all documentation is complete, please email it to us at 

Following your application we will be in touch to take your payment and to arrange for a vet to inspect the premises.

The vet will send us their report and the licence will then either be granted and we'll send you your licence in the post or it may be refused or have additional conditions added to it.

If your application is likely to be refused or have additional conditions added we will contact you.