You need a licence to keep some animals considered to be wild, dangerous or exotic. See the full list of dangerous animals below to see what animals this applies to.

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Costs for this service

A license fee of £435 plus a veterinary inspection fee will be payable for both a new license and a renewal of an existing license.

To ensure that the premises meets the requirements of the Act we authorise a veterinary surgeon to inspect the premises. The fee for this is not included in the license fee and will be invoiced separately.

The length of the license is 2 years.

For further information please email telephone 0207 926 8860

What you need to know...

For more information contact Animal Welfare:

Telephone: 020 7926 8860

Next Steps

Please download and complete the form and return with a cheque payable to London Borough of Lambeth to:

London Borough of Lambeth Animal Welfare Services
London Borough of Lambeth
Grime busters and Pest Control
26 Wanless Road
SE24 0HW