Make an application

We offer a range of pre-application advice and support for animal activity licences.

Before you make your application, make sure you have: 

Application form

You need to complete our application form for both new applications and renewals. You also need to complete the relevant appendix if you are: 

Please return the forms by email to animal.licensing@cheltenham.gov.uk or post to Environmental health, Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 9SA.

We will send you an acknowledgement email when your application and payment has been received. 

Licence fee

You need to pay the application fee after submitting your application. This is the first of two parts of the licence fee and covers the costs associated with determining the application to the point that it is ready to issue.  The amount you pay will depend on if you are applying for one animal activitymultiple animal activities or to be a franchise or arranger

After we have inspected and the licence is ready to be issued, we will ask for the issue fee to be paid.  Please be aware that the licence will not be issued until this has been paid.