Hound Registration - Victoria


You will need this registration to use a hound for the purpose of hunting Sambar Deer. Hounds will only be considered if they are purebred:

  • Beagles
  • Harriers
  • Bloodhounds.

Your hound must undergo a physical assessment to ensure that it meets physical requirements.

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 registration, you must:

  • have your dog assessed against the Australian National Kennel Council Breed Standard by an approved assessor
  • have had your hound microchipped
  • be the owner of the hound being registered
  • submit the required forms
  • have your hound registered with your local council
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Please note that hounds must be over the age of twelve months for registration, although you may apply for written authorisation to use a hound under the age of twelve months using the relevant form.


For the duration of ownership of your hound


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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No fees are required.


Act(s) name

Wildlife Act 1975 Victoria

Administering agency

Game Management Authority

Contact details

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