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Specific animal

Last update date July 11, 2019

To breed specific animal

Permission is necessary for "law about protection of animal and management" to breed animal (specific animal) which might add harm to human life, body or property, and to keep.

Target animal

Target animal
ClassificationAn example of species
MammalsJapanese monkey, tiger, elephant, rhinoceros, giraffe, hippopotamus
BirdsCassowary, golden eagle, crowned eagle
ReptilesLoggerhead, poisonous lizard, poisonous snake, glasses caiman

※As for the details, please see list of target animals (PDF: 16KB).

In breeding, storage permission application

Of identification animal breeding facility which establishes in environmental departmental order depending on kind and property of specific animal for each kind of animal so that breeding keeps 1 identification animal again
 Standard about measures when structure and scale, breeding of specific animal or breeding of method of storage and specific animal or storage became difficult
 We establish facility for breeding storage to adapt to this and apply, and permission is necessary.
  ※The details refer to Ministry of the Environment homepage (the outside site).
2 validity is five years from permission day.
  When we escaped outside facility by any chance, specific animal is animal which might lead to big accident such as injuring human life.
  Appropriate breeding management such as breeding in facility which posts mark on place that it is easy to look at from the outside on breeding, storage, and received permission
 It is demanded.

Flow of application

(1) Consultation
   Before application procedure, please consult on the telephone by all means.
    Yokohama-shi animal protection center
    From weekdays (excluded on New Year holidays, holiday for Monday through Friday) 8:45 to 17:15
    Phone number 045-471-2111
(2) Transfer of application, fee
   Transfer of permission application fee is necessary at the time of application.
(3) Field work of specific breeding facility
(4) Grant of permit

Permission application fee

In 1 species, it is 16,000 yen
About 2 individual animals, it is necessary to receive another breeding storage permission.
  Example: When we breed and keep "boa constrictor" and "amimenishikihebi"
    16,000 yen X 2 species = 32,000 yen

Application procedure


Before application procedure, please consult on the telephone by all means.
 Yokohama-shi animal protection center
 From weekdays (excluded on New Year holidays, holiday for Monday through Friday) 8:45 to 17:15
 Phone number 045-471-2111
[required documents]
 Specific animal breeding, storage permission application (the rule style 14th) (PDF: 106KB)
  One principal and vice is necessary for each species. Please fill out in reference to application back side "remarks".
Documents (attached sheet 1) indicating what applicant (in the case of corporation corporation and the officer) does not correspond to by ha from law Article 27 Paragraph 1 No. 2 i (PDF: 8KB)
Name and address (in the case of corporation) of 3 officers
Drawing indicating structure of 4 specific breeding facilities and scale
Photograph of 5 specific breeding facilities
Sketch of 6 identification breeding facility neighborhood
Certificate which affects ID number of 7 microchip (possible as for the foot ring as for the birds)
8 and others

Report of identification measures

You must report that you took identification measures such as microchip within 30 days after breeding start.
Specific animal identification measures conduct notice (the style 20th) (PDF: 14KB)

Permission of change and report

When breeding facility or breeding head count include change, change permission application or notification of change is necessary.

Penal regulations

(1) In case such as method of time when we received permission by means of injustice and structure of facility and scale and storage having become incompatible in standard,
  Measures of disposing are performed cancellation of permission of.
(2) Penal servitude that is less than by "law about protection of animal and management" as for the case such as breeding without receiving permission, and having changed facility for six months or
  Penal regulations such as fines that are less than 1 million yen are established.

In addition, (precaution)

(1) Making measures that do not let animal go at the time of emergency disasters such as earthquake, fire.
   When you escaped, in emergency, you report to animal protection center and police department promptly, and please serve for owner oneself capture by any chance.
(2) When specific animal harmed to person, appropriate emergency measure dealt so that and accident did not happen again and knew the fact
  Please send to animal protection center by the next day.
(3) It depends on "law (Ministry of the Environment homepage (outside site)) about preservation of kind of the endangered nature animals and plants" depending on kind of animal
  Permission may be necessary.

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Health and Social Welfare Bureau health security department animal protection center

Telephone: 045-471-2111

Telephone: 045-471-2111

Fax: 045-471-2133

E-Mail address kf-douai@city.yokohama.jp

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