On this page: Information about how to apply and pay for an Animal Boarding Licence.
Anyone who boards cats or dogs as a business must be licensed, whether in domestic or in commercial premises. Licences are valid for the calendar year and so must be renewed on 1 January.
Animal Boarding Licence Online Application Form
The form is also available as a downloadable PDF file:
Animal Boarding Application Form
The licence fee is £120 per year.
You can pay for the licence using our secure online payments system (please amend the amount to the correct fee of £120):
Pay for an Animal Boarding Licence Online
Licences to board cats and dogs are issued under the Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963.
For full details please see the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) website.