Monday, December 17, 2018
Planning & Environment

Registering your pet

Since 1998 all companion animals in NSW over the age of six (6) months must be microchipped and registered with a lifetime registration under the Companion Animal Act.

You must have your companion animal microchipped (vets and animal welfare services offer this service) in order to obtain a lifetime registration. If your companion animal is already microchipped, your companion animal can be registered once you provide proof of microchipping.

To provide proof of microchipping you will need to either:

  • Show the certificate provided when your companion animal was microchipped, or
  • Obtain a signed statement with the animal’s microchip number from an authorised person such as a vet or animal welfare organisation representative

You will also be asked to provide proof of desexing if that is applicable.

Payment of Registration Fees

Payment of companion animal registrations can be made at Council's Office in Berrigan or the Tocumwal and Finley Libraries.

Penalties of up to $220 apply if you do not microchip and register your companion animal for life in the Berrigan Shire.

Further information about companion animal microchipping and lifetime registration is available from the Council’s staff on (03) 5888 5100 or from the Ranger Scott Ansell on 0407 503 541.

Resources

Lifetime Registration form
Change of Ownership form
Change of Address form

Contact Us

Phone
(03) 5888 5100
Fax
(03) 5885 2092
Post
56 Chanter Street, Berrigan, NSW, 2712

Hours of Operation

The Berrigan Shire Council is open:

8am to 5pm Monday to Friday

The Bendigo Bank Community Branch is open:

9am to 4pm Monday to Friday

Closed on public holidays