Applying for HTA licences
We license more than 800 establishments that store and use human tissue for purposes such as patient treatment, organ transplantation, post mortem examination, research, teaching, and public exhibitions. The information below covers applying for a licence, the roles of people named on a licence, adding new activities to a licence, extending the area of premises being licensed, adding satellite sites and challenging HTA licensing decisions.
In this section you can find out about the various licences we issue, and how you can apply for one.
What you need before applying for a licence
This page will identify what you need to know before beginning your formal application for a HTA licence.
Application forms and guidance
Browse our licence application forms and their associated guidance documents.
Emergency mortuary facilities
Find out about emergency mortuary facilities and their licensing requirements.
The exemptions summarised according to whether the material is from the living or deceased.