You will require this licence if you intend to use or supply animals for scientific purposes, such as to:
- use animals for scientific purposes at scientific establishments
- use animals for scientific purposes as a member of staff, or a student at scientific establishments
- carry on a business of supplying animals for use for scientific purposes unless you are licensed or authorised to take animals for the purpose of that business.
A scientific purpose means acquiring, developing or demonstrating knowledge or techniques in a science discipline and includes teaching, research, product development or testing and / or any other prescribed activity.
An animal is any live vertebrate other than a human or fish.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.