Request to be listed on UK Bat Care Network - for carers

This form is for those who have trained with an experienced carer and are ready to be registered on the UK Bat Care Network as carers in their own right. For more information on the Network and getting involved, please see our FAQ page.

You'll need to use a different form if you'd like to register as an ambulance driver or trainee.

Before completing the registration form, please ensure you've read the following documents:

BCT's Bat Care Guidelines

Good Practice Guidelines on Bats and Rabies

Supplement to Good Practice Guidelines

Good Practice Guidelines on COVID-19

Wearing Gloves When Handling Bats

National Bat Helpline Rabies Enquiry Procedures

A Guide to Licencing for Bat Carers

Mealworm Allergy Information for Bat Carers

The National Bat Helpline's Call Handling Procedure

The UK Bat Care Network's Data Handling Policy

You can download a proof of vaccination form, along with a covering letter to help you get free rabies vaccinations if you qualify, via our FAQ page (see link above). The form needs to be signed by your doctor or nurse. Alternatively, you can upload a scan of your medical record that shows your name and the date of your most recent rabies jab(s). Please black out everything else. The Bat Care Co-Ordinator will contact your reference(s) to confirm this.

There are eight short pages in total.

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