When to register
Register your puppies before they turn 3 months old.
If you become the owner of a dog older than 3 months, register them within 14 days.
If you've moved to Wellington from another region:
- If your dog is registered in that region - please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- If your dog is not registered in that region - then continue on with the online form above.
If you have a disability assistance dog - please email us at email@example.com
Owners may be charged a penalty if registration fees are not paid on time.
Fees and discounts
The dog registration fee is for the period of 1 year, starting 1 July.
When registering for the first time, your fee depends on:
- when in the year you are registering
- your dog’s details – for example, if it’s a guide dog or if it's adopted.
You can reduce your overall fees by:
You will need to supply proof of these when registering.
See all dog registration fees.