All animals are registered on a central database for the whole of New South Wales.
You now have access to the NSW Pet Registry to register your pet, update your contact details, report your pet missing, transfer ownership and pay most lifetime registration fees from your computer or mobile device.
Pet Registry Web Page - https://www.petregistry.nsw.gov.au/#/
Registration Fees & Charges
Lifetime Registration in New South Wales
General - $210.00
Non Desexed Dog or Cat - Under 6 months - $58.00
Non Desexed Dog or Cat - Not Recommended - $58.00
Desexed Dog or Cat - $58.00
Pensioner (Desexed) - $25.00
Guide Dogs (Registration still required) - No Charge
Recognised Breeder - $58.00
Greyhound - Exempt
Desexed Animal sold by eligable pound or shelter - $29.00
Cat born prior to 1 July 1999, where ownership has not changes (Rego Required) - No Charge
Working Dog (As defined by the Companion Animal Act) - Exempt
Your animal must be microchipped before registration. Owners of animals are required to identify their animals at three (3) months of age or before they are sold or given away - when purchasing or receiving a companion animal (cat or dog) the person selling or giving away that animal is guilty of an offence if the animal has not been permanently identified.
- Microchipping can be done at your local Veterinary Surgery or by Council's Rangers
- Registration of your animal can be done online @ https://www.petregistry.nsw.gov.au/#/ or alternatively at Council's Administration Office, 247 Rouse Street, Tenterfield
- Please bring a copy of the microchip form with you when registering your animal
- If your animal has been desexed the Veterinary Surgery should input this information on your behalf to the NSW Pet Register or if registering your animal in the office you must provide Council with proof
- All animals must be registered through a local council on the NSW Companion Animals Register.
Registration is required at six (6) months of age or if one of the following occurs before six (6) months.
- The animal is impounded
- The animal is declared dangerous
- The animal is declared a nuisance
As a responsible animal owner, you are required by law to update your details on the NSW Pet Register and/or notify Council on, the following, so that it can be entered and changed on the Companion Animals Register:-
- Change of address or contact details
- Change of owner
- Dog is declared dangerous by a court
- Animals dies
- Animal has been missing for more than 72 hours
Should you require any additional information in relation to the above please go to https://www.petregistry.nsw.gov.au/#/ or contact Council's Ranger, Leah Osborne on 0411 862 531.
- Office of the Chief Corporate Officer
- Phone: (02) 6736 6002
- Fax: (02) 6736 6005