Cat registration - Queensland

Description

If you intend to own a cat, you may need to ensure it is registered with your local council.

If your local council requires cat registration, you will need to register your cat with your council within 14 days of it reaching 12 weeks of age, unless otherwise provided under local law. If you become an owner of a cat which is over 12 weeks of age, you will need to register your cat with your local council within 14 days, unless otherwise provided.

Service type

Licence

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

Other resources

Additional information

Cats must be microchipped when:

  • sold (this is the seller's responsibility)
  • given away (this is the responsibility of the person giving away the cat)
  • before reaching the age of 12 weeks (this is the owner's responsibility).

If your cat is over 12 weeks old, and you are not selling or giving it away, you do not need to microchip it.

You may have to comply with local laws regarding cat enclosures. Contact your local council for information on whether you need to meet specific enclosure requirements.

Administering agency

Local Council

Contact details

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Local Council

Queensland
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