Payment of dog registration is due by 31 July. Payment after this date will incur a penalty. People with Responsible Dog Owner status can get a discount on fees if paid by 30 June.

Pay online in four easy steps

Step 1. Check your details are correct

Each year in June we post an Application for Dog Registration form to all registered dog owners.  When you receive this, check your details and those of your dog(s) are correct.

If the details are incorrect:

Changes will be completed within three working days and then you can return to pay online.

Application for dog registration formStep 2. Find your CCC User ID

You can find your CCC User ID on the Application for Dog Registration form posted to you, or you can call the Council on (03) 941 8999 to find out your number.


Step 3. Your choice: request a strip tag

When paying online you will receive a disc tag, if you would like a strip tag as per last year, please complete the form in this section.

We recommend that you soak your strip tag in hot water before bending it through the ring of your dogs collar and locking it.

Step 4. Pay your registration

Please note:

  • You will need your credit card or online banking details.

Pay your dog registration by credit card or online banking

Read the Payment Express privacy policy.(external link) 

Other ways to pay

  • Telephone (03) 941 8999 or 0800 800 169 to pay by credit card
  • Post your payment slip with a cheque to: 
    Linwood Customer Service Desk
    PO Box 73025
    Christchurch 8154
  • Visit a Service Desk(external link) (listed on the back of the form) and pay over the counter.

What happens if you don't pay your dog's registration fee?

You will be liable for a $300 infringement offence notice and your dog may be seized and impounded, from which you would be liable for release fees, as well as the dog registration fee.

New dogs 

If you are registering a new dog or a dog that has never been registered, please contact us(external link) directly to set up your dog registration.