Dog licence and registration
All dogs three months of age and older must be registered.
Once registered, the registration is required to be renewed annually by 30 June. Failure to register a dog three months of age and older will incur an infringement fine as well as late registration fee.
Application form to register a dog (191KB PDF)
Updating your dog registration
You need to update your dog's registration:
- if ownership of the dog changes
- your address changes
- in the event of the dog's death
Once complete, both forms can be returned by post to Nelson City Council, PO Box 645, Nelson or by hand to the Customer Service Centre, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson.