How do I get a DWA licence UK?
Apply for the DWA licence with your local council. In most cases, you can visit your council’s website and apply for the 2-year DWA licence online, or print a copy you can mail or fax to the council. Enter your name, contact information, and other pertinent applicant details.
What animals need a DWA licence?
Animals listed on the DWA list include:
- Cobra snakes.
- Mamba snakes.
What is a DWA licence?
You need a licence to keep some animals considered to be wild, dangerous or exotic. Apply to your local council for a licence to keep a wild animal.
What does the DWA cover?
The Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 aims to ensure that where private individuals keep dangerous wild animals they do so in circumstances which create no risk to the public and which safeguard the welfare of the animals.
How long does a DWA licence last?
Unless a shorter period is specifically stated, dangerous wild animal (DWA) licences will be granted for two years.
How long does a DWA Licence last?
Is there a limit to how many pets you can own UK?
There is no current limit on the amount of dogs you can own in the UK, however, if you are breeding, you do need a Council License.
What snakes can you own in the UK?
Here is a list of some of our favourite snakes either for their appearance, temperament or ease of care.
- Royal Pythons. Royal Pythons are a massive part of the snake world are are widely available.
- Corn Snakes.
- 3. California Kingsnakes.
- Boa Constrictors.
- Carpet Pythons.
- Green Tree Python.
- Western Hognose Snakes.
What do you need to know about a DWA licence?
A Dangerous Wild Animals (DWA) licence allows you to keep animals considered dangerous or threatening to the general population in your home or on your property. A wide variety of exotic, wild, and dangerous animals are covered by the licence.
What does Dwa mean for dangerous wild animals?
A Dangerous Wild Animals (DWA) licence allows you to keep animals considered dangerous or threatening to the general population in your home or on your property.
Do you need licence to keep wild animal in UK?
Under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 & 1984 every creature classed as a dangerous wild animal in England, Scotland and Wales has to be licenced with the local authority in which it will be kept.
How much does a wild animal licence cost in Hull?
We found that a one-year licence with Hull City Council costs £58 but just 64 miles away Nottingham City Council is charging £1,199! The price is not dependent on the animal and is set by the local authority.