If you wish to apply for an animal activity licence for keeping or training animals for exhibition or renew an existing licence, you can complete the online form below
Please note: The online form will require a payment at the end, if you fail to payment online the form will not be received by the licensing team for consideration.
Apply online for an animal activities licence
Alternatively you can complete the hard copy form below and submit the below application form by email
Application for a Keeping or Training Animals Licence (word 204kb)
Once completed you must submit within 7 days either by email or hard copy all required supporting documents to:
or by printed hard copy to:
The Licensing Team
East Riding of Yorkshire
Any incomplete application will not be considered and will be returned and a refund of the fee issued after 7 days.
Animal activities licence fees April 2022 (pdf 194kb)
Once a licence is issued it will last for 3 years.
If you are new to the whole or an area of animal activities licensing and require advice and guidance on applying for a Training or Keeping of Animal Exhibition licence, we offer a pre-application advice service. The fee for this service is £100 plus VAT.
Please note: we cannot offer pre-application advice to any person who is subject to compliance/intervention or enforcement action by the Licensing Team.
If you would like to book a pre-application advice meeting please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.