2. Apply for a licence to operate an animal boarding establishment
You can apply for a animal boarding establishment licence online here.
You'll be charged a fee or £225.00 for this application. Please make sure you view our fees and charges to see how much this will cost.
Other services available online
- The DEFRA guidelines are available on the CSFG website
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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
Following your application we will 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.