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.

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.
Guide to completion of a human application licence application, including application form
Guide to completion of a removal licence application, including application form
Guide to completion of a research licence application, including application form
Guide to completion of the public display licence application, including application form
Guide to Completion of the post mortem Licence Application including application form
More information about the HTA removal licence including how to apply
This section contains guidance about when an HTA licence is required and which application form you need to complete.

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