Zoos

Competent Authority

The National Parks and Wildlife Service, on behalf of the Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, is responsible for the inspection and licensing of zoos in Ireland.

Licensing Procedures

Service providers looking for a zoo licence to provide services in Ireland, may obtain more information in the link below regarding zoo licensing in Ireland. Relevant contact details are also provided for  the National Parks and Wildlife Service website.

Zoo Licensing