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Why did I receive this notice?

Please choose the option that best describes the notice you received:

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Why am I being billed when I have a current license?

There may be several reasons why you received a bill when you have a current license. We're happy to help with your account information - please fill out this form to begin the process.

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When will I get my license tag?

We will mail your tag and license receipt within 10 business days from the day we receive your completed license application and payment. Please allow an additional 3-5 business days to receive your tag or receipt in the mail. If we have not received correct payment or proper documentation you will be notified via mail and the processing of your license will be delayed.

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How do I get a replacement tag?

You may obtain a replacement tag by sending a check or money order payable to “Norman Animal Licensing" in the amount of $5.00 to the mailing address below. Please do not send cash. You may include either a copy of your prior license receipt or a note to designate the pet for which you are purchasing a replacement tag. If you need assistance, you may call customer service toll-free at 1-844-420-1545.

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

Only one license tag can be active at one time. Requests for multiple tags for the same animal cannot be fulfilled.

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Can I transfer a license?

A current license may be transferred from one owner to the new owner of the same pet. Please send proof of change of ownership OR license receipt from another jurisdiction along with a current rabies certificate and payment to the following address:

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

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Can I obtain a refund?

A refund may be available if a duplicate payment was made for the same pet and the same license term. Be sure to include the pet’s current license tag number if it is available, and as much information as possible regarding your payments.

Refunds are not available for unused time.

To request a refund, please send your request in writing or via email to Customer Service.

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How long is this license valid?

Licenses are valid for 1 or 3 years, with fees charged accordingly and will expire on the last day of the month, as long as the rabies vaccination is valid for the same period of time. Licenses will not be valid beyond the last day of the month in which the vaccination expires.

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Where is the local animal shelter?

The animal shelter for the City of Norman is located at the following address:

3428 Jenkins Ave.
Norman, OK 73072

To report stray animals or for questions unrelated to licensing, please call Animal Control at 405-292-9736.

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I have found a pet: what should I do?

If the pet that you have found is wearing a City of Norman license tag, please enter the tag number in the tag search box on the left side of the page. If you need assistance, you may call our office at 1-844-420-1545.

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I have lost a pet: what should I do?

If an Animal Control Officer finds your pet, and your pet is wearing a current license tag on its collar, Animal Control will contact you. If another citizen finds your pet with its license tag, they may call the phone number on the tag, or lookup the tag number through our online tag search.

If your pet has been lost, Animal Control recommends that you visit the shelter to look for your pet at least every other day. Sheltering of strays for the City of Norman is provided by City of Norman Animal Welfare Center. You may also contact Animal Control at 405-292-9736 regarding your pet.

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Why should I license?

Licensing helps Animal Control identify family pets, should an animal become lost. The fees from licensing are used to care for animals and investigate complaints about stray animals, among other services. Other goals of animal licensing are to promote responsible pet ownership and to reduce the tragedies associated with lost pets and pet overpopulation.

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What are the licensing requirements?

Licensing Ordinance

All dogs and cats 6 months of age and older must be licensed within 30 days of being in the City of Norman.

View the complete City of Norman ordinance

Due Date

Payment for your license is due within 30 days of the expiration of your current license. If you are licensing for the first time, you must purchase a license within 30 days of obtaining a pet over the age of 6 months or within 30 days of moving into the City of Norman.

License Term

Licenses are valid for 1 or 3 years, with fees charged accordingly and will expire on the last day of the month, as long as the rabies vaccination is valid for the same period of time. Licenses will not be valid beyond the last day of the month in which the vaccination expires.

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Why was licensing privatized?

The City of Norman chose to privatize animal licensing beginning in 2017 to promote animal licensing, to increase the cost-effectiveness of the program, and to provide additional services to its citizens.

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Who is PetData?

PetData, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, provides animal licensing services for municipalities and animal welfare agencies throughout the United States. The company, a member of the National Animal Control Association, has been in business since 1994. PetData’s goals are to increase animal licensing, to reduce animal euthanasia, to educate the community, and to help solve animal control problems.
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Does PetData sell information?

We at PetData consider the privacy of our clients to be of paramount importance. PetData has never sold information or data to any third-party. PetData does not use any personally identifiable data collected for any purpose other than those as determined by client contracts.

We do not respond to requests for information from non-client individuals or corporations, nor do we release information without the express written consent of our client agencies. Groups or individuals requesting licensing data should contact the individual client's animal services agency director as we release data only to our contracted client.

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