On this page: Information about applying for a Pet Shop Licence, including links to application forms.
In order to sell animals as pets, you must have a Pet Shop Licence, which is issued by Swindon Borough Council.
Licences are valid for a calendar year and so must be renewed on 1 January each year.
You must have liability insurance.
The licence fee is £120 per year.
Pet Shop Licence Online Application Form
The form is also available as a downloadable PDF file:
Pet Shop Application Form (36Kb)
You can pay for the licence using our secure online payments system (please amend the amount to the correct fee of £120):
Pay for a Pet Shop Licence Online
Licences are issued under the Pet Animals Act 1951.
For full details please see the Office of Public Sector Information website.