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License Fees

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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