Bat licences

Bat licences for mitigation, surveys, research, possession and sale.

Bats and their resting or breeding places are protected.

You may be able to get a licence to do an activity that would otherwise be illegal.

Find out more about bats – how they’re protected, surveys and licences.

Bat mitigation licences

Bat survey licences

Bat possession and sale licences

Bat research project licences

Published 6 October 2014