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Renew registration for your dog

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 see 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 2023/2024 registration period is now open. You will receive an email, text or letter with details from mid June 2023.

See Ways to pay online for information on all payment options.


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Dog registration renewal fees (2023/2024)

Our tip

Take advantage of our early payment discount – your fee will be lower if you pay before 1 August 2023.
Read fee table.
Description Early payment discount (pay before 1 August) Standard fee (pay on or after 1 August)
Standard dog$163$202
De-sexed dog$117$154
Responsible Dog Owner Licence (RDOL) holder with standard dog$82$202
Responsible Dog Owner Licence (RDOL) with de-sexed dog$70$154
SuperGold Community Services combo card holder$70$92
Working dog (e.g. stock herding)$37$45
Special category dog (e.g. guide dog, police dog)$0$0

If your pet is classed as dangerous, then you will pay 150 per cent of the applicable fee. For more information, see Menacing and dangerous dogs.

For RDOL, make sure you apply before 1 June to get the discount for the next registration year. 

What happens next

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

Contact us if you would like to change your tag type, have not received your dog tag within this timeframe, or have a dog registration enquiry.

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