Licence to hold a Permanent Identification Device (PID) Registry - Queensland

Service summary

You require this licence if you wish to offer a Permanent Identification Device (PID) Registry service under the requirements of the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 and the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Regulations 2009.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Definition of terms

PID

a permanent identification device, or PID, means a microchip or other electronic device

  1. capable of being permanently implanted in a cat or dog; and
  2. designed to record information in a way that can be electronically retrieved.
PID register service

means a service of keeping records containing identifying information for a cat or dog.

Suitability of person to be a licence holder

in deciding whether an applicant is a suitable person to be a licence holder, the chief executive may have regard to

  1. whether the person, or an individual engaged or employed by the person, has a conviction for a relevant offence, other than a spent conviction; and
  2. whether the person, or an individual engaged or employed by the person:
    1. held a licence under this division, or a licence relating to offering or providing a PID registry service under a corresponding law, that was suspended or cancelled; or
    2. has been refused a licence or a licence relating to offering or providing a PID registry service under a corresponding law; and
  3. the matters required to be stated in the application for a licence under section 144; and (d) anything else relevant to the person''s ability to conduct business as a licence holder.

Duration

This licence will remain in effect for 12 months. Licence holders will need to renew their licence every 12 months by completing and submitting a Form 2-Application for renewal of PID registry licence.

Fees

TypeAmountDescription
Application$950.20

Licence 1 year

Renewal$950.20

Licence 1 year

Application

You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed "Application for PID Registry Licence" (Form 1) with the required fee.  The application will be reviewed and assessed by the Department and applicants will be advised of the outcome.

Licence applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • demonstrated capacity to be able to comply with the licence conditions
  • demonstrated ability to develop, administer and maintain a database that effectively captures records, maintains them with associated reporting functions
  • demonstrated ability and capacity to effectively and efficiently re-unite lost animals with owners.

The Department  will review the application and advise of the outcome. Successful applicants will have to meet the licence conditions as advised.

To amend licence details, please complete and submit a Form 3 - Application for amendment of PID registry licence.


Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Biosecurity Queensland
Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Act(s) name

Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Regulation 2009 (Queensland)

Contact details

Customer Service Centre
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Phone:

13 25 23

Phone:

07 3404 6999

Website:

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Supporting information

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