Form

Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (WATOK): licence application

Form to apply for a licence or certificate of competence to slaughter or kill animals.

Documents

Application for a WATOK licence (Microsoft Word version)

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Application for a WATOK licence (PDF version)

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Details

Coronavirus (COVID-19): send application by email

If possible, you should send any applications by email to CSCOneHealthWATOK@apha.gov.uk as staff may not be able to collect post during the coronavirus outbreak.

Please apply in advance to avoid delay – APHA is dealing with a high volume of applications.

Please refer to the guidance notes on completing the application form which are included in the document.

See also the guidance on getting a certificate of competence or licence to slaughter or kill animals.

Published 5 November 2015
Last updated 8 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated the WS19 form.

  2. Added coronavirus statement about sending applications by email.

  3. Updated WS19 form

  4. Updated with latest versions of the forms.

  5. Welsh translation page created

  6. Updated with latest versions of the forms. Added a Welsh version.

  7. Added a new version of the form.

  8. Data protection statement updated on the form

  9. First published.