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 Melville

Contact details

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

Ranger, Ranger Services

City of Melville

Operating address: 10 Almondbury Road
Booragoon, Western Australia 6154
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 1
Booragoon, Western Australia 6954
Phone: 08 9364 0666
Phone: 1300 635 845
Fax: 08 9364 0285
Website: City of Melville (Opens in new window)