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Companion animal registration fees

Fees correct as at 1 July 2021

Registration Fee changes from 1 July 2021 are outlined below

Please ensure evidence of desexing, pensioner eligibility and approved breeder status are sighted for the required registration types. The date of desexing should be updated for desexed animals. A Late fee is applicable if a registration is not paid for by 28 days after the registration requirement of 6 months of age.

Registration Type

Registration Description

Species

Registration
Fee

Registration
with Late Fee

Dog - Desexed (by relevant age)

Registration fee for a dog desexed by six months of age

Dog

$66

$84

Dog - Desexed (eligible pensioner)

Desexed Dog owned by an eligible pensioner.

Dog

$27

$45

Dog - Desexed (sold by pound/shelter)

Desexed dog sold by an eligible pound/shelter

Dog

$0

N/A

Dog - Not Desexed or Desexed (after relevant age)

Combined registration fee and additional fee for a dog not desexed by six months of age

Dog

$224

$242

Dog - Not Desexed (not recommended)

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

Dog

$66

$84

Dog - Not Desexed (not recommended - pensioner)

Dog owned by an eligible pensioner with written notification from a vet that it should not be desexed

Dog

$27

$45

Dog - Not Desexed (recognised breeder)

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

Dog

$66

$84

Dog - Working

Working dog

Dog

$0

$0

Dog - Service of the State

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

Dog

$0

$0

Assistance Animal

Animal under 6 months of age training to be an assistance animal, for example, a guide dog

Dog/Cat

$0

$0

Cat - Desexed or Not Desexed

Desexed or non-desexed cat

Cat

$56

$74

Cat - Desexed (eligible pensioner)

Desexed cat owned by an eligible pensioner

Cat

$27

$45

Cat - Desexed (sold by pound/shelter)

Desexed cat sold by an eligible pound/shelter

Cat

$0

N/A

Cat - Not Desexed (not recommended)

Cat owned by with written notification from a vet that it should not be desexed

Cat

$56

$74

Cat - Not Desexed (not recommended - pensioner)

Cat owned by an eligible pensioner with written notification from a vet that it should not be desexed

Cat

$27

$45

Cat - Not Desexed (recognised breeder)

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

Cat

$56

$74

Annual Permit Fees commence from 1 July 2021

An additional $18 Late fee is applicable if a permit is not paid for by 28 days after the permit requirement took effect.

Permit Type

Permit Description

Permit Fee

Permit Fee
with Late Fee

Undesexed Cat

Cat not desexed by 4 months of age

$81

$99

Dangerous Dog

Dog declared to be dangerous

$197

$215

Restricted Dog

Dog declared to be a restricted breed or restricted by birth

$197

$215