Application for a Multiple Cat Permit (Individual)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Section 16A of the Cat Management Act 2009

For the purpose of this application, 'cat' refers to a domestic cat of any age.​

Privacy statement: Personal information will be collected from you for the purpose of the Secretary to assess the applicant’s request for a permit under the Cat Management Act 2009 and will be used by NRE Tas for assessing and determining an application and may be used for other purposes permitted by the Cat Management Act 2009. Failure to provide this information may result in your application not being able to be processed. Your personal information will be used for the primary purpose for which it is collected and may be disclosed to contractors and agents of Biosecurity Tasmania, local government authorities, persons authorised under the Cat Management Act 2009, courts and other organisations authorised to collect it. Your basic personal information may be disclosed to other public sector bodies where necessary, for the efficient storage and use of the information. Personal information will be managed in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act 2004​ and may be accessed by the individual to whom it relates on request to NRE Tas. You may be charged a fee for this service.​


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​NOTE: For the purposes of this form:

  • ‘the address’ is defined as the street address provided by the applicant in section 1
  • an ‘owned cat’ is defined as a cat that is permanently kept at the address
  • a ‘foster cat’ is defined as a cat that is temporarily kept at the address

Reason for application – choose the most relevant option and complete the information in that box.

At any time there may be five or more cats over the age of four months kept at the address because:
















Total number of owned cats kept at the address (excluding cats listed on a valid cat breeding permit)




Separate names with a comma






If there are owned cats that are not desexed, list these by name and reason why they are not desexed.






If there are owned cats that are not microchipped, list these by name and reason why they are not microchipped.




(separate each number with a comma)
Upload evidence of desexing and microchipping for each cat listed above at the end of this form.




Are any owned cats that are kept at the address being kept for the purpose of breeding?



If any owned cats that are kept at the address being kept for the purpose of breeding, provide details of which owned cat is used for breeding.

Upload evidence of desexing and microchipping for each owned cat listed above at the end of this form or to catmanagement@nre.tas.gov.au within 30 days of submitting the application.





What is the maximum number of foster cats that are over the age of four (4) months that may be kept at the address at any one time?




Are all foster cats that are over the age of four (4) months kept at the address desexed?



If foster cats that are over the age of four (4) months kept at the address are not desexed, explain how cats are prevented from breeding.




Are all foster cats that are over the age of four (4) months kept at the address microchipped?



Are records kept for each cat?

(Records must include a unique name, or number for each cat; the date of arrival and date of departure of the cat; and the person or shelter/rescue that you are fostering cats for).




If records are kept, how long are the records kept?




Are observational records kept for each foster cat?



If observational records are kept for each foster cat, how long are the records kept?




List the people and/or shelters/rescues that you foster cats for




Do you ever rehome any foster cats yourself?



(Please include any additional information relevant to your application here).




















I agree to publish a notice of my intention to apply for a multiple cat permit as required either by displaying a notice (provided by NRE Tas) at the main frontage of my property for no less than 14 days and/or by placing the notice in a newspaper (at my own cost) that circulates in my municipality.


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