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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
a permanent identification device, or PID, means a microchip or other electronic device
capable of being permanently implanted in a cat or dog; and
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
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
whether the person, or an individual engaged or employed by the person:
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
has been refused a licence or a licence relating to offering or providing a PID registry service under a corresponding law; and
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.
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.
Licence 1 year
Licence 1 year
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.
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Animal Biosecurity and Welfare
Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 (Queensland)
Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Regulation 2009 (Queensland)
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