Commercial Services team fees and charges

Licensing/registration/service fees and charges valid until Thursday 31 March 2022

Selling animals as pets or breeding of dogs or animal boarding (kennel or cattery) eg. single species and only one 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 assessment 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) i.e. 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 the cost for a mid term unannounced visit.  All visits are carried out on our behalf by City of London Animal Welfare Services.

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 - £236
  • Registration - once application of additional practitioner - £79
  • Existing Licence amendment (administrative) - £41 per hour with a minimum one hour charge.
  • Replacement copy of Operator Certificate - £20

Freezer failure

  • Certificate - £155

Workplace safety

  • HASWA S.28 Statement - officer cost at £40 per hour plus 15% admin charge.  Minimum charge £82

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 - £214

For further information please contact us using our online form.