Cat Registration - Western Australia


You will require this registration if you own a cat that has reached 6 months of age. All cats must be sterilised and microchipped. This registration may apply to cat breeders or pet shop owners.

If you move to another local government area, you may notify your former Council and your new Council to continue the period of your registration.

A cat that is under the custody of the Cat Welfare Society, RSPCA, a cat management facility or a veterinary clinic or hospital is exempt from registration.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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:

  • be over 18 years old
  • ensure that your cat is microchipped and sterilised
  • complete the relevant form
  • pay the required fee.

You will be ineligible for registration if you have been convicted of two or more offences under animal legislation in the past 3 years.


Either 1 year, 3 years or for the life of the cat.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $20.00 Registration for one year
Apply Application All $42.50

Registration for three years

Apply Application All $100.00

Registration for a lifetime

Act(s) name

Cat Act 2011 WA

Regulation(s) name

Cat Regulations 2012 WA

Administering agency

City of Armadale

Contact details

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


City of Armadale

Operating address: 7 Orchard Street
Armadale, Western Australia 6112
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 2
Armadale, Western Australia 6992
Phone: 08 9394 5000
Fax: 08 9394 5184
Website: City of Armadale (Opens in new window)