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Registration Refund

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This page contains information about  the circumstances under which a refund of dog registration fees may be payable.
Updated: 4/06/2013 12:07 p.m.

Registration refund

If your dog passes away, you need to notify us in writing and specifically request a refund.

It is important that you do this as soon as possible, as the refunds are calculated on the number of full months left in the registration year, from the date we receive your written notification. 

Refunds are not available if your dog changes ownership or you sign your dog over to animal management.

Lost dogs/change of district

Council will not refund a proportion of the registration fee in respect of a dog that has been lost, or has changed owners or districts within New Zealand.

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