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Registration fees

New registration fees are in accordance with clause 18 of the Companion Animals Regulation 2018.


Current lifetime registration fees (valid for the cat or dog’s lifetime) from 1 July 2019 are:


Registration Type

Registration Description

Current Fee

Desexed-Animal Registration

Registration fee for an animal desexed by the relevant desexing age


Desexed-Eligible Pensioner*

Desexed animal owned by an eligible pensioner


Desexed-Sold by Pound/Shelter

Desexed animal sold by an eligible pound or shelter


Non Desexed

Combined registration fee and additional fee for an animal not desexed by the relevant desexing age


Non Desexed-Not Recommended

Animal with written notification from a vet that it should not be desexed


Non Desexed-Recognised Breeder

Animal not desexed and kept by a recognised breeder for breeding purposes


Working Dog

Working dog


Assistance Animal

Assistance animal


Dog Service of the State

Dog in the service of the State, for example, a police dog


Exempt Greyhound-Racing Act

Greyhound currently registered under the Greyhound Racing Act 2017


Cat born prior to 1 July 1999

Cat born prior to 1 July 1999 where ownership has not changed (when the Companion Animals Act 1998 came into effect)



* An eligible pensioner includes a person in receipt of the aged pension, war widow pension or disability pension. If you are unsure whether you are an eligible pensioner, please contact your local council.

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