All dogs and cats in Monash aged over three months must be microchipped and registered. The animal registration period runs from 10 April to 9 April each year. After 31 October each year a 50% pro rata amount of the relevant fee applies to new registrations
Refunds are permissible in the following terms:
Please complete the form below and return to Council if you wish to request a refund of your current pet registration fee:
Animal Registration Refund Application(PDF, 900KB)
Proof of an animal’s death or desexing must be provided.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, refunds are being done by electronic bank transfer instead of by cheque.
The animal registration is mandatory under State law. The animal registration fees subsidise a range of animal management and welfare services. Importantly Council is liable to collect a levy of $4.16 per cat and dog registered with Council as at 1 July each year with the levy being subject to annual increases.