Advice - Useful Contacts

UK wide LEGISLATION

Should you find that you require advice on any aspect of licensing, your first port of call should be :-

APHA (Animal & Plant Health Agency) - they are the CITES licensing authority

APHA. UK CITES Management Authority. Horizon House, Deanery Road, Bristol BS1 5AH

Website: LINK  or

Telephone 0117 372 3700

e-mail: wildlife.licensing@apha.gov.uk

 

DOMESTIC LEGISLATION  - Non CITES issues

ENGLAND - Domestic legislation (Wildlife/Countryside Act 1981 etc)

Contact Natural England:-

Wildlife Licensing Service. Horizon House, Deanery Road, Bristol BS1 5AH

Naturalengland.org.uk   - or

Tel: 020802 61089

e-mail:

 

 

SCOTLAND - Domestic legislation (Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011)

Contact SNH (Scottish Natural Heritage) - although APHA still cover CITES Issues:-

Tel:01463 725 364

e-mail: licensing@snh.gov.uk

WALES - Domestic legislation (Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981) - although APHA still cover CITES issues.

Contact - Natural Resources Wales (although APHA still cover CITES Issues)

Natural Resources Wales
Species Protection Team,
Natural Resources Wales,
Maes y Ffynnon, Penrhosgarnedd,
Bangor, LL57 2DW
Wales
Tel: 03000653000
Email: specieslicensing@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.ukNatural Resources Wales - licensing page
https://naturalresources.wales/apply-for-a-permit/protected-species-licensing/european-protected-species-licensing/?lang=en

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