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Change of ownership


From 1 July 2021, the price of paper based individual
change of ownership (received by email, post or fax) will increase to $20.
The price for online change of ownership will remain at $15.

All individual change of ownership forms received as of this date
will be charged $20.

Online

Processing time for online change of ownership is up to 15 days.

Click here to commence an online change of ownership request or to find out more.

Paper based

Processing time for paper based change of ownership is approximately 4 weeks.

If you prefer to complete a paper based change of ownership request, please complete a change of ownership form and return to AAR for processing.

The form must be signed by the previous owner and the new owner. If the previous owner's signature cannot be obtained a signed Statutory Declaration with a brief description of how you acquired your pet will need to be completed. Statutory Declarations cannot be accepted if the current registered owner resides in VIC or QLD. In this instance AAR must contact the current registered owner on your behalf. Please allow approximately 4 weeks for the request to be completed.

Note: a processing fee applies for all change of ownerships. 
          Registered owners must be 18 years of age or older.

Financial information provided by you on this form is to be used solely for the purpose of arranging payment and any associated activity, this information will remain confidential at all times except for disclosure which you have consented to or which is required by law. For further privacy information please check the Privacy Policy on our website or contact our Privacy Officer on 02 9704 1111.