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Whakahōutia te rēhita o tō kurī

Renew registration for your dog

COVID-19 information

You can still register your dog online. Registrations will be accepted and processed normally, however, due to COVID-19, dog tags will not be mailed out until alert levels allow. You will be sent a PDF of your information and we will keep a record of your registration details.

For any other dog-related issues or inquiries, contact the call centre at 09 301 0101 or learn more.

You should know

The dog registration office will be closed from 12pm(noon) on Tuesday 22 December 2020 to Tuesday 5 January 2021.

We will reopen at 9am on Wednesday 6 January 2021.

You can still submit your renewal at one of our animal shelters during this period (excluding Christmas day) or renew online.

What you need to renew registration for your dog

You need your dog’s registration reference number. You can find this number in your text or email reminder, or by using our Find your dog's reference number.

To let us know if your details have changed, see Change your or your dog's address and contact details.

How to renew registration online

The 2021 / 2022 registration period opens from 12 June 2021. You will receive an email, text or letter with details.

If you need to renew for the current year (2020 / 2021), renew now.

Renew now

Dog registration renewal fees (2020/2021)

Our tip

Take advantage of our early payment discount - your fee will be lower if you pay before 1 August 2019.

​Enter your reference number to see your fee or go to our dog registration fee calculator.

You can pay by Visa, MasterCard or Account2Account (bank transfer). An online convenience fee of 1.75 per cent will apply if you pay by credit card.

Read fee table.
Description Early payment discount (pay before 2 August) Standard fee (pay on or after 2 August)
Standard dog$148$183
De-sexed dog$106$140
RDOL* holder with standard dog$76$183
RDOL* holder with de-sexed dog$66$140
SuperGold Community Services combo card holder$66$83
Working dog (e.g. stock herding)$33$41
Special category dog (e.g. guide dog, police dog)$0$0

If your pet has been classed as dangerous, then you will pay 150 per cent of the applicable fee.

* RDOL is the Responsible Dog Owner's Licence, which needs to be applied for before 2 May in order to get the discount for that year.


What happens next

We will send you a new dog tag within 10 working days of receiving payment.

If you would like to change your tag preference, haven't received your dog tag within this timeframe, or have a dog registration enquiry, then contact us.

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