Registration as a Cat Breeder - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to breed cats. This registration will exempt you from the requirement to desex cats where the cat is part of your commercial business.

Registered cat breeders must ensure that all cats intended for sale:

  • Are not less than 8 weeks old;
  • Have an approved microchip implant;
  • Are desexed; and
  • Have had a veterinary check and are wormed and vaccinated.

If you are a member of an approved cat organisation you will be taken to be a registered breeder, and you will not need to apply for registration. It is an offence under the Act to breed cats unless you are a registered breeder.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • Be a fit and proper person;
  • Complete the relevant application form; and
  • Pay any required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania
Invasive Species Branch

Act(s) name

Cat Management Act 2009 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Cat Management Regulations 2012 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Manager
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania
Invasive Species Branch


Operating address:
171 Westbury Road
Prospect
Tasmania 7000

Phone:

1300 369 688

Phone:

03 6777 2200

Fax:

03 6336 5453
invasivespecies@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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