Environmental management – form

Mink, coypu, muskrat and grey squirrels: apply for a licence to keep them

Get a licence to keep mink, coypu, muskrat and grey squirrels for exhibition or for science and education purposes (licence A04).

Documents

Application for a licence to keep non-indigenous mammals (A04)

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Report action taken under this licence

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Use this application form to apply for a licence to keep 4 non-indigenous mammal species – mink, coypu, muskrat and grey squirrels – for exhibition or for scientific or educational purposes.

Due to changes in EU regulations expected in 2016, Natural England will only grant licences to keep grey squirrels for up to one year.

Apply for this licence

To apply for this licence, complete the licence application form and send it to Natural England at the address provided. To renew your licence, complete the licence renewal form. Please note that there is a charge for a coypu licence.

How to report your actions

You must send a report of all the actions undertaken with this licence to Natural England within 2 weeks of its expiry date. Send your report using the form provided above.