Performing animal licence

New legislation coming into force on 1 October 2018 will change the way licences are issued and administered. Learn more about this legislation change.

You must register with the council if you are

  • exhibiting animals for entertainment (whether paid or free)
  • training animals for exhibition

The Performing Animals licence is a one-off registration and does not need renewing. The licence costs £250.

Licence application forms and notes


Licence conditions

Applications should be returned to:

Animal Warden Team,
Brighton & Hove City Council,
2nd Floor Bartholomew House,
Bartholomew Square,

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