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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3: Step 2 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Some customer-facing facilities like service centres and community centres are now open. Essential services continue.

Use the NZ COVID Tracer app, wear a face covering, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick. For information about council services and closures, see the COVID-19 section

Learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19. See OurAuckland

Te hūnuku mai ki Tāmaki Makaurau

Moving to Auckland

Let your old council know that you have moved within six weeks of your move.

What you need to do

To transfer your dog's registration to Auckland, you need to give us:

  • your dog's registration tag number
  • other proof of registration.

We can transfer your dog's registration from your old council and give you a new tag, free of charge.


​Send a scanned copy or a photo of your previous council's tag through the Moving to Auckland online form.

 By post

​Complete the application form to register a dog.

Step 4 asks for transfer details.

Post the form to:

Animal Administration
Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

 In person

​Complete the application form to register a dog.

Step 4 asks for transfer details.

Bring the form to one of our service centres.

​Contact us

If you have a question about dog registration, you can contact us.

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