Apply for a licence to sell black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus) eggs for human consumption.
You need a licence to sell eggs from black-headed gulls (Larus ridibundus). This licence covers most cases – but there is a specific licence for retailers and restaurateurs to sell black-headed gull eggs.
Licences are free. Allow up to 30 working days for a licensing decision to be made.
How to report your actions
You are required to report any actions you took under this licence to Natural England using the report form template available on this page. You need to complete the report no later than 2 weeks after your licence expires, even if you’ve taken no action.
You can report on your actions and renew the licence using the same form.