Approval to Operate a Cat Management Facility - Tasmania


You will need to be approved if you intend to operate a cat management facility.

Cat management facilities may offer services in relation to:

  • surrender of unwanted or stray cats
  • assistance with the return of microchipped cats to their owners
  • adoption or re-homing of cats and kittens
  • desexing, microchipping, and veterinary services for adopted cats.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, you must:

  • be a fit and proper person or organisation
  • provide details of the size and capacity of your intended facility
  • provide details of any convictions you have that involve animals
  • obtain any required planning approvals for your facility, and provide the agency with details of all current approvals.




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Act(s) name

Cat Management Act 2009 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Cat Management Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Approval time

60 business days

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Invasive Species Branch

Contact details

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