Companion Animal Identification and Registration - Greater Hume Shire Council - New South Wales

Description

If you intend to own a dog, cat or any other type of animal that is designated as a companion animal, you must ensure the animal is identified and registered. Please be aware that all dogs are treated as companion animals, even working dogs on rural properties, guard dogs and corrective services dogs.

Your companion animal must be identified from the time it is 12 weeks old or when it first sold. Identification involves the implantation in the animal of an approved microchip. The animal must not be sold unless it has been identified. Your companion animal must be registered by the time they are six months of age.

Service type

Licence

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

Exemptions

There are some exemptions from this process. Contact the council to discuss your animal's eligibility for an exemption.

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 $216.00 Registration of non-desexed dog/cat. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $60.00 Registration of desexed dog/cat. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $26.00 Registration of desexed dog/cat owned by pensioner. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $60.00 Registration of dog/cat owned by registered breeder. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $30.00 Registration of desexed dog/cat acquired from shelter. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All - Registration of assistance animal. Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Companion Animal Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Companion Animals Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Administering agency

Greater Hume Shire Council

Contact details

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