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How to register and microchip your dog, get the responsible owner discount, change ownership details, and what to do if your dog dies.
RDO applications open
Applications for Responsible Dog Owner status (RDO) are now open. See how to qualify.
You can apply from 1 September 2021 to 30 April 2022.
If you have a new dog or have recently moved to Wellington, you'll need to register it with Wellington City Council.
You can re-register and pay for one or multiple dogs online. Dogs must be re-registered with us by 1 July every year.
We’re saying goodbye to plastic dog tags and hello to One Tag.
Our dog registration fee structure rewards good dog ownership.
We offer a reduced dog registration fee for people who achieve Responsible Dog Owner (RDO) status.
Should your dog die, you can receive a refund of fees for the rest of the registration year.