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Companion Animal Registration - Forbes Shire Council - New South Wales

Description

If your business involves the ownership of a dog or cat, you must ensure the animal is micro-chipped and registered.

Your companion animal must be micro-chipped by twelve weeks of age or before being sold or given away, whichever is first. Your companion animal must be registered by the time they are six months of age.

If you own a working dog, please contact your local council for further advice prior to submitting your application.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You can apply for registration as either:

  • an individual over the age of 18 years
  • a corporation
  • a body corporate or politic.

Duration

Lifetime of the animal

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $75.00

Registration of a desexed dog. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $252.00

Registration of non-desexed dog. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $75.00

Registration of non-desexed dog owned by recognised breeder. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $65.00

Registration of a desexed cat. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $92.00

Registration of non-desexed cat. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $65.00

Registration of non-desexed cat owned by recognised breeder. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $221.00

Registration of a dangerous or restricted dog. Fees for 2023-24

General Miscellaneous All -

There is no fee for working dogs, assistance animals, desexed animals and animals sold to the owner by a rehoming organisation, greyhounds registered under greyhound legislation, or cats registered before 1999 where ownership has not changed.

Act(s) name

Companion Animals Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Companion Animals Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Approval time

Before the companion animal is six months old.

Administering agency

Forbes Shire Council

Contact details

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