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License By Mail

Licensing Ordinance

All dogs 4 months of age and older must be vaccinated against rabies and licensed with the City of Suffolk.

View the complete City of Suffolk ordinance

Mailing Address

To license by mail:

  1. Enclose a copy of your dog’s current rabies certificate. The license application below may be downloaded and included, but it is not required.
  2. Determine the correct license fee for each of your dogs.
  3. Make your check or money order payable to “City of Suffolk Dog Licensing.” Please do not send cash.
  4. Mail your paperwork and payment to:

    City of Suffolk Dog Licensing
    c/o PetData
    PO Box 141929
    Irving, TX 75014-1929

Required Paperwork

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.

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

License Fees

Standard License Fees  
Annual - Unaltered Dog $10.00
Annual - Spayed/Neutered Dog $5.00
Lifetime Dog License $50.00
Other Fees  
Replacement Tag $1.00

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

Due Date

Licenses must be renewed by March 1st each year. If you are licensing for the first time, all dogs 4 months of age or older must be licensed with the City of Suffolk.

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