Multiple Cat Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to keep four or more cats on one residential premises. You will not need this licence if the cats are:

  • less than eighty-four days old
  • an assistance animal
  • being kept for less than twenty-eight days.

Please be aware that your cats must also be micro-chipped and de-sexed.

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

When your application has been received, an inspection will occur to ensure that your facility is appropriate for the type and numbers of cats that the licence will cover. The inspection will assess:

  • the size of the premises
  • the adequacy of the facilities for keeping cats
  • the security of the premises
  • the likelihood of any nuisance to the neighbours.

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $60.30
Renew Renewal All $14.70


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