Dangerous wild animal licence

Apply or renew a licence

Except in exceptional circumstances, the person making the application must be the person who owns and possesses, or proposes to own and possess, the animal to which the application applies. 

Before applying, please make sure you have read the requirements and that you understand the fees and polices. 

We are currently in the process of turning the application form into an online form. In the meantime, please download the application form to complete: 

Dangerous wild animal licence application form

For licence renewals, please use the same form.

Submitting your application

You can email your completed form to Environmental_Health@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk.

Alternatively, you can post the completed form to:

Environmental Health
Castle House
Barracks House
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 1BL 

Payment can be made by calling 01782 717717 or you can post a cheque with your printed application form.