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Applying for a Recreational Wildlife Licence (RWL)

Summary of the application process
You are about to carry out an online application for a new Recreational Wildlife Licence. Where you see a red star (*), you have to fill out that item. Mouse over the to see hints and tips for completing the application.

Note: This service cannot be used to modify existing details of RWL holders or if you are moving wildlife from overseas

What you will need
You will need the following information to help you successfully complete the process:
  • The details of the types of wildlife you intend to keep
  • Your contact details
  • The details of your guardian living at the same address (if you are aged 13 - 17)
  • A valid credit card for payment (Visa or MasterCard only)
Applicants must be aged 13 years or over. If the applicant is over 13 and under 18, a parent or guardian who lives at the same address must agree to the application proceeding.





Note: A Commercial Wildlife Licence Holder cannot apply for a RWL at the same address


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