Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Licensing information

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.

More information about the HTA removal licence including how to apply
Information for regional resilience teams on licensing of emergency mortuaries.
This page provided information on the licensing of procurement organisations by the HTA, including the deadline for applying for a licence and the licence fee.
Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has announced licence fee levels for the 2018/19 business year.
This section contains guidance about when an HTA licence is required and which application form you need to complete.
What activities require a licence from the HTA under the HT Act and how to apply for a licence
What satellite premises are and who is responsible for managing any HTA-licensed satellite premises.
This section provides details on how to make changes to your licence. It can take up to 20 working days to assess a completed variation request and issue new licensing certificates, so please ensure that any request is submitted sufficiently in advance of
Information about challenging an HTA licensing decision