You will need a licence if you want to keep wild, dangerous or exotic animals including marsupials, primates, wild cats and dogs, venomous snakes and spiders, to name a few.

A full list of the animals you need a licence for is available on the legislation.gov.uk website

Exceptions

This does not apply to circuses, zoos or licensed pet shops. 

More pages about Dangerous Wild Animals (DWA) Licences

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