Register Your Pet

Have you recently adopted a pet?

All residents must register their pet with Council. You can now register your pet online using the links below, but before registering your pet please review the fees and requirements below:

Lifetime registration fees

Registration Type Registration description  New Fee
(From 1 July 2020)
Dog - Desexed
(by relevant age*)
Registration fee for an animal desexed by the relevant desexing age $60
Dog - Desexed
(by relevant age* - eligible pensioner)
Desexed animal owned by an eligible pensioner $26
Dog - Desexed
(sold by pound/shelter) 
Desexed animal sold by an eligible pound or shelter $30
Dog - Not Desexed or Desexed
(after relevant age*)
Combined registration fee and additional fee for an animal not desexed by the relevant desexing age $216
Dog - Not Desexed
(not recommended)
Animal with written notification from a vet that it should not be desexed $60
Dog - Not Desexed
(recognised breeder)
Animal not desexed and kept by a recognised breeder for breeding purposes $60
Dog - Working Working dog $0
Dog - Service of the State Dog in the service of the State, for example, a police dog $0
Assistance Animal Assistance Animal $0
Cat - Desexed or Not Desexed** Registration fee $50
Cat - Desexed or Not Desexed**
(eligible pensioner)
Animal owned by an eligible pensioner $26
Cat - Desexed
(sold by pound/shelter)
Desexed animal sold by an eligible pound or shelter $25
Cat - Not Desexed**
(not recommended)
Animal with written notification from a vet that it should not be desexed $50
Cat - Not Desexed**
(recognised breeder)
Animal not desexed and kept by a recognised breeder for breeding purposes $50

* Relevant age is by 6 months old for a dog; 4 months old for a cat. One day over 6 or 4 months for dogs or cats will incur the full fee respectively.

** For cats from 1st of July there is an annual permit of $80 for every non-desexed cats along with the full fee (see more information about annual permits below)

Annual permits for non-desexed cats and dangerous/restricted dogs

The NSW Government has introduced annual permits for non-desexed cats and restricted and dangerous dogs. 

From 1 July 2020, owners of non-desexed cats older than 4 months are required to pay an $80 annual permit in addition to the one-off lifetimepet registration fee. Desex your cat now and avoid ever having to pay this fee.

Owners of a restricted breed or formally declared to be dangerous dog will be required to pay a $195 annual permit in addition to their one-off lifetime pet registration fee.

There is also a late fee of $17 if a registration fee is not paid 28 days after the date on which the animal is required to be registered.

If you require any further information or assistance, please contact the NSW Pet Registry at pets@olg.nsw.gov.au 

ANNUAL PERMITS – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS(PDF, 143KB)

How to register:

ONLINE

Required documents

To complete the registration form you will need:

  • Certificate of Identification or a completed copy of a Permanent Identification form
  • Your pet's 15-digit microchip number

If you are claiming a reduced registration fee, you will be asked to produce additional proof. This applies to:

  • Desexed animals
  • Assistance animals
  • Working dogs
  • Registered racing Greyhounds
  • Animals adopted from a pound or shelter
  • Animals owned by a pensioner
  • Animals owned by a registered breeder for breeding purposes

Register your pet online

REGISTER YOUR PET HERE

NSW Pet Registry

Have you recently adopted a pet?

Ensure you have digital copies of the relevant documents and certificates, such as your pet's 15-digit microchip number.

Register your pet online through the NSW Pet Registry

REGISTER HERE

If you are unable to register your pet online via the NSW Pet Registry website please contact Council directly on 9725 0872 for assistance.

In Person

Council's Customer Service Centre 

To complete the registration form you will need:

  • Certificate of Identification or a completed copy of a Permanent Identification form
  • Your pet's 15-digit microchip number

Bring the required information to 86 Avoca Road, Wakeley, between 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). Payment can be made with cash, cheque, debit card (EFTPOS) or credit card (Visa and MasterCard). 

Libraries

You can pay in person at Fairfield Library, Bonnyrigg Library, Wetherill Park Library and Whitlam Library, but only via cheque, eftpos, money order & credit card. No cash accepted. To find the address and opening times of your closest eligible library please visit the library section of our website.