Licences and permits directory - Dog breeding licence | Sevenoaks District Council

Licences and permits directory - Dog breeding licence

If you or your business breed dogs and sell puppies, you will require an animal licence.

The licence runs for one to three years from the date of issue.

You will receive a one to five-star rating on your licence, with a five-star rating the highest possible. The rating will be an accurate reflection of the level of risk of your business and the animal welfare standards you adopt.

To apply, change or renew a licence, you must comply with the licence conditions and guidance.

View the legislation and the licence conditions and guidance

Making an application

Apply to us if your business operates in the Sevenoaks District. If your business operates elsewhere, please to apply to your local council.


The application fee is £457, which is payable on application plus vet fees where necessary.

The renewal fee is £409.

Download the application form in PDF format