Cat Registration and Renewals

All domestic cats over six months old in WA must be sterilised, microchipped and registered with the City of Cockburn. You may register your cat for one year, three years or a lifetime. Complete the Cat Registration Form opens in a new window and submit it by post or by email.

Domestic cat laws in WA

All domestic cats in Western Australia over six months of age need to be sterilised, microchipped and registered with their local government. The period of registration runs from 1 November to 31 October, regardless of when the cat is registered. Your cat will be required to wear a collar and registration tag to ensure they can be easily identified and returned to you if lost.

Cat registration fees in Cockburn

Period of Registration Cost ($)
1 Year $20
3 years $42.50
Lifetime $100
Important note:
Pensioner rebate of 50 per cent is available.

Register your cat

To register a cat, please complete the New Cat Registration Form opens in a new windowand submit it to the City of Cockburn via email.

Important note: 

To register your cat, you must provide proof of sterilisation and a microchip record. This may include a Vet Certificate or Statutory Declaration. If your registration has expired you can complete an Online Animal Renewal Payment.

Renewing your cat registration

You can renew your cat registration online through Online Payments. Please refer to costs listed above.

Payment methods

If you wish to pay in person, the City’s Administration building can accept cash or credit card. If you wish to pay via post or email fill in your credit card details on the back of the Cat Registration Form or send a cheque or money order.
Please contact the City for more information on cat registration on 08 9411 3444 or at

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