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How to register and microchip your dog, get the responsible owner discount and change ownership details.
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.
Your dog must wear a registration tag at all times. If you need a replacement, you can get a new one.
Our dog registration fee structure rewards good dog ownership.
To encourage and recognise good dog owners, the Council offers a reduced dog registration fee for people who achieve Responsible Dog Owner (RDO) statu...
Let us know if your dog dies so we can update our register. You can request a refund of the dog registration fee.
Let us know if your dog’s situation has changed, such as a change of ownership, if you’ve moved away from Wellington, or your contact details have changed.