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Licensing Ordinance

All dogs 4 months of age and older must be vaccinated for rabies and licensed with the City of Morgan Hill within 30 days of being in the city.

View the complete City of Morgan Hill ordinance

Mailing Address

Please mail all required documentation, along with your check or money order payable to "Morgan Hill Animal Licensing" to the address below. Please do not send cash.

Morgan Hill Animal Licensing
c/o PetData
PO Box 141929
Irving, TX 75014-1929

PDF  Download License Application (PDF format)
PDF  Solicitud de Licencia (PDF format)


Required Paperwork

  1. A current rabies vaccination certificate is required if the rabies vaccination on file has expired. Please check your certificate for correct address and pet information.
  2. Proof of spay/neuter, such as a signed statement from a veterinarian or an invoice for services is required if the pet has been altered since the last licensing period and you are applying for the lower spayed/neutered license fee.

Your paperwork will not be returned to you, so please retain a copy of your documents for your records.

PDF  Download License Application (PDF format)
PDF  Solicitud de Licencia (PDF format)

License Fees

All dogs age 4 months and older in the City of Morgan Hill are required to be vaccinated and licensed. Cats may be licensed on a voluntary basis.

License Fees Effective 7/1/23

1 Year


3 Year*

Unaltered Dog or Cat




Spayed/Neutered Dog or Cat




Other Fees


Late Fee (60 Days Late)


Replacement Tag


*A three-year license is only available if the pet received a recent three-year rabies vaccination.

The cost for licensing unaltered or fertile pets is higher than that for licensing spayed or neutered pets in order to promote sterilization and to reduce pet overpopulation.

PDF  Download License Application (PDF format)
PDF  Solicitud de Licencia (PDF format)

Due Date

Payment for your license is due within 60 days of the expiration of your current license. If you are licensing for the first time, you must purchase a license within 60 days of obtaining a dog or cat over the age of 4 months or within 60 days of establishing residence in the City of Morgan Hill.

A late fee of $25 is added if your license has not been renewed within 60 days of the expiration of your license, or if your pet is over 4 months old and you have been in the city more than 60 days.

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