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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/#/
Lifetime Registration in New South Wales
From 1 July 2020 owners of dogs of a restricted breed or formally declared to be dangerous will be required to pay a $195 annual permit in addition to their one-off lifetime pet registration fee.
From 1 July 2020 owners of cats not desexed by four months of age will be required to pay an $80 annual permit in addition to their one-off lifetime pet registration fee. Exemptions are in place for cats that are registered by 1 July 2020, those kept for breeding purposes by members of recognised breeding bodies, and cats which cannot be de-sexed for medical reasons.
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.
Registration is required at six (6) months of age or if one of the following occurs before six (6) months.
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:-
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.