How to Register a Pet Shop In India

Register a Pet Shop In India By Yourself

It is illegal to operate an animal shop or conduct a trade of pet animals without a registration certificate from the relevant State Animal Welfare Board – “Animal Husbandry Unit” is the board that is concerned.

  • The applicant should go to their local Veterinary Wing of respective municipality or the animal welfare organization responsible for their area to apply for registration of a pet shop.
  • Visit the office of your choice.
  • Visit the authority in question on the premises of the authority. Applicant must get instructions from the authority to be followed to apply.
  • Take the appropriate application form or write it on A4 plain paper according to the advice.
  • Complete the application form, the fee along with the required documents as indicated on our page.
  • Authorities will review the application form as well as other documents. If all documents are present, it will then be approved.
  • An acknowledgement of receipt is provided to the applicant upon acceptance of the application. Make sure to keep it safe to be able to refer back later.
  • The application will be further processed.
  • When a date is set the team of Animal Welfare Board, administrative department, and a veterinary doctor will go through the shop and then submit a written report.
  • When all the above-mentioned steps are completed and the completed report is satisfactory. The sanctioning authority of the board is able to signify the pet shop’s registration.
  • The applicant receives a notice via the department. Follow the notice to obtain the certificate.


  • It is suggested to bring a duplicate copies of your documents and also get them the counter signed to ensure your security when submitting your application to the government department.
  • Visit the pet store you know in your local area and speak with them about any recent updates and needs.

Required Documents  For Register a Pet Shop

  • Application form
  • Proof of residence
  • Identity document
  • Certificate of stability for structures
  • Details of accommodation/infrastructure available at proposed pet shop premises
  • Information on working hours and rest days
  • Ventilation arrangement
  • Lighting arrangement
  • The heating or cooling system and how comfortably the temperature will remain
  • Organised food storage for storage
  • The arrangement for the disposal of animals who die
  • The arrangement for the delivery with medical as well as veterinary care
  • Specifics of the pets that are planned to be displayed, or housed within the Pet Shop for sale (types of animals, numbers of animals, number of accommodation and the size of the cages)
  • Information about the cheque or demand draft number to pay fees
  • Premises ownership proof
  • The registration of shops
  • A rental agreement is required in the event of a tenant
  • Key and site plan
  • Self-affidavit
  • Indemnity bond
  • Reception for water bill payment
  • Electricity bill Copy
  • Size Passport photo (latest)
  • Aadhaar Card


Other than the previously listed documents, authorities could request additional information or documents. You must provide them with the information needed for efficient processing.

Office Locations and Contacts

Animal Husbandry UnitGovt.Of NCT Of Delhi,
First Floor Veterinary Hospital Tis Hazari Near Pul Mithai,
Zorawar Singh Marg
Phone Number: 23890317,23890485,23890172,
Fax No. :23890174.
Contact Link

(NDMC Director Office)
Palika Kendra
Parliament Street,
New Delhi-110001
24-hour Assistance Line (Toll Free) 1533
Exchange No. PABX: 41501354 – 60


If an applicant is a candidate, the applicant must be a

  • Major (aged 18 or over)
  • Of Sound Mind
  • Legally ineligible for signing an agreement

In case person refers to association/corporation/company, such association/corporation/company shall be duly registered with the law.


  • Rs.5000
  • The applicant is required to pay fees in order to apply. Additionally, if there are any other fees that need for payment, pay according to the requirements.
  • Pay as per the advice of your authority when you apply.
  • Make sure you take the receipt of the payment.


  • Registration for a pet shop may be refused when you do not meet the space minimum requirements aren’t met.
  • Take all original documents and copies when applying in the person.

The Information You Need

  • Fees applicable to the application
  • Pet shop’s name
  • Name of the person who is applying
  • Address of the applicant’s address
  • Mobile number
  • Email ID

The Document is required

  • In order to open and operate an animal shop, one needs to register the shop and get a license.
  • The most important goal will be to guarantee that the sale of an animal that is young and in need of care is not a possibility.

Information that can be useful

  • The owners of pet stores are advised take preventive measures to prevent unintentional deaths and the spread of contagious illnesses.
  • Be sure to keep sales of possible pets in check and within the limits of regulation.



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