Ferret and other mustelinae register

Send information about your ferret or other mustelinae to the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) if you're in England and Wales.

Applies to England and Wales


Form: ferret and other mustelinae keepers register IRA85

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You should register your ferret or other mustelinae so that APHA can contact you to provide guidance about disease prevention if there is an outbreak of disease affecting your animals.

Ferrets, mink and other members of the mustelinae family are particularly susceptible to the virus that causes COVID-19. They can infect members of their own species and there is evidence that mink can pass the infection back to humans.

To register, read the guidance and email the completed form to:

Published 14 June 2021