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License Requirements

Licensing Ordinance

All dogs and cats 12 weeks of age and older in the City of Kirkland, Washington must be licensed with the City.

View the complete Kirkland Municipal Code

Due Date

Payment for your license is due upon expiration of your current license. King County license tags are valid through the date of license expiration, and will be replaced automatically with a City of Kirkland license tag upon the first renewal with Kirkland. Once you receive your pet's Kirkland tag, please remove and dispose of the King County license tag.

A late fee is added to the license fee if your license is not purchased within 45 days of the license expiration date and increases at 90 days and 135 days.

License Term

Licenses are valid for 1 or 2 years based on the license term purchased.

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