Commercial Services team fees and charges

Licensing/registration/service fees and charges valid until Friday 31 March 2021

Selling animals as pets or breeding of dogs or animal boarding (kennel or cattery) eg. single species and only 1 activity

  • New application fee - £678
  • Renewal fee - £444

Home Boarder for Dogs

  • New application fee - £350
  • Renewal fee - £315

Franchisee Arrangers Licence

  • New application and assessment of home boarder franchisee - £265
  • Renewal application and assesment of home boarder franchisee- £235
  • Assessment of hobby host as part of an arranger franchisee licence - £115

Dog Day Care

  • New application fee £435
  • Renewal fee - £400

Combined animal welfare activities (eg. dogs and cats boarding or breeding of dogs and home boarding of dogs or any other combination) ie. 2 animal welfare activities

  • New application fee £748
  • Renewal fee - £540

Hiring out of horses

  • New application fee for under 15 horses - £751
  • Renewal fee for under 15 horses - £677
  • New application fee for 15 - 29 horses - £926
  • Renewal fee for 15 - 29 horses - £852

NB. All above licence fees are inclusive of cost for mid term unannounced visit .Any enquries regarding dog day care and/or dog home boarding should be referred directly to the City of London who have been contracted to process these licences on our behalf.

Email : rbwm@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Dangerous wild animals licence (not subject to being risk rated / automatic two year duration period) 

  • New application fee - £612
  • Renewal fee - £500

Animal encounters/performing registration licence (not subject to being risk rated / automatic three year duration period)

  • New application fee - £390
  • Renewal fee - £335

Zoos (not subject to being risk rated over either four year (new) or six year (renewal ) duration

  • New Fee (4 year duration) periodical/informal/special full day animal health inspector - £757*
  • New Fee(4 year duration)periodical/informal/special half day animal health inspector - £587*
  • Renewal Fee (6 year duration)periodical/informal/special full day animal health inspector - £704*
  • Renewal Fee(6 year duration)periodical/informal/special half day animal health inspector - £534*

NB.The above * marked fees are not inclusive of Secretary of State Veterinary fees.

Transfer of licence (in the event of licensee's death)

  • £50

Variation to animal welfare licence

  • £50

Rating rescore/re-evaluation

  • £200

Appeal animal welfare rating rescore / re-evaluation

  • £90 (refundable if appeal upheld)

Skin piercing - ear piercing, acupuncture, electrolysis, tattooing registration

  • Registration - once application of premise and practitioner - £232
  • Registration - once application of additional practitioner - £77
  • Existing Licence amendment (administrative) - £40 per hour with a minimum one hour charge.
  • Replacement copy of Operator Certificate - £31

Freezer failure

  • Certificate - £153

Workplace safety

  • HASWA S.28 Statement - officer cost at £40 per hour plus 15% admin charge.  Minimum charge £80.27

Private water supply

  • Risk assessment and water tests - laboratory costs plus officer cost at £40 per hour subject to statutory maximum

Food hygiene rating scheme (FHRS) re-score visit

  • FHRS Re-score visit request fee - £206

For further information please contact us using our online form.