Breeding Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to breed a litter from a cat or dog which you own to privately sell. This licence ensures that adequate conditions are maintained for the safety and welfare of all animals involved.

Once you have been issued with this licence you will receive a letter that contains your breeding licence number. You need to display this number in any advertisements for the sale of puppies and kittens that you have bred.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must comply with the breeding standard.


2 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $424.00


Act(s) name

Domestic Animals Act 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Domestic Animals Regulation 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Parks and Territory Services Division

City Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Domestic Animal Services, Licensing and Compliance

City Services

Parks and Territory Services Division

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Australian Capital Territory
Operating address: Macarthur House,
12 Wattle Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 2424
Phone: 13 22 81