Under the Companion Animals Act 1998 NSW, you are required to register your cat or dog with the NSW Companion Animals Register.
The permanent identification and lifetime registration system is a central database of pet ownership. The system assists us in returning lost and injured animals to their owners.
Microchipping should be done by 12 weeks of age, when the animal is purchased, or ownership transferred. Microchipping is a safe and almost painless procedure best performed by a vet.
Complete the Permanent Identification
Permanent Identification process is the initial step in NSW pet registration process. The P1APermanent Identification Form is available from Office of Local Government - Mircochipping and Registration or at Council's Customer Service Counter.
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Complete the Lifetime Registration Application Form
The R2 - Lifetime Registration Form is available from the NSW Government - Division of Local Government Companion Animals Webpage or at Council's Customer Service Counter.
The following information is required:
The Companion Animal Legislation encourages responsible pet ownership of which desexing your animal is an important component.
Registration applications can be made in person at Lane Cove Council's Civic Centre or submitted via post to Lane Cove Council, PO BOX 20, Lane Cove NSW 1595.
After you have paid your registration fee, Council will update the companion Animal Register and forward a Certificate of Lifetime Registration to you.
If you move, or sell the animal be sure to notify your local Council of the details so the register can be updated. Forms for Change of Address (C3C) and Change of Ownership (C3A or C3B) are available from the NSW Government - Office of Local Government, Dogs & Cats Webpage.
*An eligible pensioner includes a person in receipt of the aged pension, war widow pension or disability pension.
R2 - Lifetime Registration Form
C3A - Change of Owner Details Form
C3B - Change of Owner Processed by animal Welfare Organization or Council
C3C - Change of Address Form