You can use the form below to apply for an Animal Welfare and Rehoming Establishment Licence.

Animal Welfare and Rehoming Establishment Licence

Fees

The fee is £425.00 and is payable in advance.  (Please note, Vet fees will also be chargeable).

What does the Law require

Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (SCOTLAND) Regulations 2021.
Full licensing conditions and required practices are available by following the below link.
The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 (legislation.gov.uk)
  • General Licence Conditions (applicable to all applicants) - Schedule 2
  • Animal Welfare Establishment - Schedule 1 (Part 3) and Schedule 5
  • Rehoming Activities - Schedule 1 (Part 2) and Schedule 4