Animal registration

In the Gympie region, registration of all dogs is mandatory.

Cat registration no longer applies, however microchipping of cats is mandatory. Cats can be impounded and a release charge will apply. 

Dog registration renewals

The current registration period is from 1 November 2017 to 31 October 2018.

If you haven't yet paid your dog registration renewal, you can do this either online or at Council's Customer Service Centre at Town Hall. 

How to register your dog

To register your dog, you will need to:

  1. Print and complete the 2017-18 Dog Registration form.
  2. Make copies of related documentation (such as microchipping and desexing certificates)
  3. Forward all of the above with any fees and charges to Council at Town Hall, 2 Caledonian Hall, Gympie or Kilkivan Branch Office, 26 Bligh Street, Kilkivan; or you can post to PO Box 155, Gympie, Qld, 4570.

Fees and charge are accepted by cash, cheque, money order, EFTPOS, or credit card (surcharge applies). 


Lifetime registration 

If your dog is microchipped and desexed, Council offers free lifetime registration for your dog. Proof of documentation is required. 

Change of details

To update your registered dog's details, please complete the online Dog Registration Change of Details form.


Additional animals permit

A permit is required to keep more than two dogs or more than two cats on one property.

To apply for this permit, you will need to complete an Application for approval - keeping of animals. 


Contact us

For more information, please email or phone 1300 307 800.