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 2018-19 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 in person to Council at:
    Town Hall, 2 Caledonian Hall, Gympie; 
    Kilkivan Branch Office, 26 Bligh Street, Kilkivan ;
    29 Channon Street, Gympie; 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. 


Lifetime registration 

If your dog is microchipped and desexed, Council offers free lifetime registration for your dog. Proof of documentation is required to receive lifetime registration. If you have free lifetime registration then you will receive an annual confirmation notice to ensure that your details are current. If your details have not changed, there is no need to contact Council.  

Change of details

To update your registered dog's details, please complete the online 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. These permits are required to be renewed annually with your dog registrations. 

To apply for a permit to keep more than two cats or other animals, you will need to complete an Application for approval - keeping of animals

  • Initial Application fee - $272.00
  • Annual Renewal fee - $60.00


Contact us

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