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Renew registration for your dog
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 2022 / 2023 registration period is now open. You will receive an email, text or letter with details from mid June 2022.
See Ways to pay online for information on all payment options.
Dog registration renewal fees (2022-2023)
Take advantage of our early payment discount – your fee will be lower if you pay before 1 August 2022.
Read fee table.
|Description|| Early payment discount (pay before 1 August)|| Standard fee (pay on or after 1 August)|
|RDOL* holder with standard dog||$76||$189|
|RDOL* holder with de-sexed dog||$65||$144|
|SuperGold Community Services combo card holder||$67||$86|
|Working dog (e.g. stock herding)||$34||$42|
|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
|Get a licence to keep more than two dogs on a property||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/Pages/licence-keep-more-than-two-dogs.aspx||Get a licence to keep more than two dogs on a property||Find out if you need a licence to keep multiple dogs on your property.||aspx||Dogs|
|Apply for a Responsible Dog Owner Licence (RDOL)||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/responsible-dog-owner-licence/Pages/apply-responsible-dog-owner-licence.aspx||Apply for a Responsible Dog Owner Licence (RDOL)||If you meet all criteria, you can get a RDOL. If you qualify, the discount will apply for the next registration period.||aspx||Dogs|
|Dog registration fee discounts||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/register-your-dog/Pages/dog-registration-discounts.aspx||Dog registration fee discounts||Find out what can make your registration fee lower.||aspx||Dogs|
|Dog registration rules||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/register-your-dog/Pages/dog-registration-rules.aspx||Dog registration rules||Find out what rules apply for registering your dog in Auckland.||aspx||Dogs|
|Register your dog with us for the first time||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/register-your-dog/Pages/register-dog-first-time.aspx||Register your dog with us for the first time||Use this form to register a new dog or if you have moved to Auckland from another district.||aspx||Dogs|
|What to do if your dog dies||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/change-your-contact-details/Pages/if-your-dog-dies.aspx||What to do if your dog dies||Find out how to let us know if your dog died so we can update our records.||aspx||Dogs|
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