You will need to register your dog(s) if:
- They are over eight weeks old
- They have been kept in the ACT for twenty-eight days or more
- You have been a resident of the ACT for twenty-eight days or more.
Dog registration is compulsory in the ACT and dogs must always wear their registration tag or a dog tag that displays their registration number. Please be aware that your dog must also be micro-chipped and desexed.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.
Registration is for the lifetime of the dog.
Registration of a trained assistance dog.
Application to keep a dog that has not been desexed.
Transport Canberra and City Services
Parks and Territory Services Division
Domestic Animals Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory)
Domestic Animals Regulation 2001 (Australian Capital Territory)
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