Dog registration fees


Pursuant to The Dog Control Act 1996

Notice is hereby given dog registration fees for the 2019-20 dog registration year, due on or before 1st August 2019 are:

Urban Zone - full year $74.00

Rural Zone - full year  $58.50

Registration fees for dogs less than 3 months old on or after 2nd August 2019, or dogs newly imported into New Zealand will be reduced on a pro-rata basis for the remainder of the registration year.

NB Pro-rata registration fees will not otherwise be applied. Any person acquiring an unregistered dog should discuss late registration costs with the previous owner.

Late registration will attract a 50% Late Registration Payment Penalty.

Dog registration is transferable and extends throughout New Zealand.

Failure to register a dog is an offence under which the unregistered dog may be seized and impounded, and for which the owner may receive an infringement notice or be prosecuted.

Current dog registration fees for the 2019/20 year