Get a licence to interfere with a badger sett during an archaeological dig.
Use this application form to apply for a licence to interfere with a badger sett during archaeological investigations or for the purpose of preserving a scheduled monument.
Apply for this licence
Complete the licence application form and send it to Natural England at the address provided. You need to set out clearly in your application how the proposed work will interfere with the badger setts and how any mitigation work will be carried out.
How to report your actions
You must send a report of all the actions taken under this licence to Natural England within 2 weeks of the licence’s expiry date. Send your report using the licence report form linked above. You can also renew your licence using this form.