Dog Licenses

Dog Licenses

Information and Application

To get your dog licensed, simply download, print and fill out the "Application for Dog License" form, attach a copy of your current rabies vaccination certificate signed by your Veterinarian, a self-addressed stamped envelope and your check or money order payable to:  City of Stamford 

PLEASE NOTE:      All original documents will be returned with your dog license and dog tag.

Mail to:

City of Stamford Town Clerk 

888 Washington Blvd. 

Stamford, CT 06901 


The Town Clerks Office and Stamford Animal Shelter issue Dog Licenses.

  • All dogs six months and older must be licensed and wear a collar and tag at all times.
  • Dog Licenses Expire on June 30th yearly. New dog licenses are issued in the month of June (every year).
  • Dog owners are subject to a $1.00 late fee for every month they are late renewing their dog license.
  •  A dog without a tag is presumed to be unlicensed and is not protected by law.

A dog tag must not be used on any other dog except for the dog described in the license bearing the corresponding number.

ALL DOGS MUST BE LICENSED AT THE AGE OF SIX (6) MONTHS. LICENSES ARE RENEWABLE IN THE MONTH OF JUNE. AFTER JUNE 30TH, THERE IS A PENALTY FEE OF $1.00 PER MONTH FOR EACH MONTH AFTER JUNE 30TH.