Dog Licenses

dog licenseA Chesterfield County resident may obtain a dog license by furnishing a certificate of rabies vaccination by a licensed veterinarian and paying the license tax. Residents may also obtain dog licenses by mail. If your dog has been spayed or neutered, please provide a certificate or invoice evidencing this to qualify for a discounted license tax.

How much does a license cost and when is it due?

The yearly license tax must be paid no later than Jan. 31.

  • Male dog $7
  • Female dog $7
  • Unsexed dog $5 - (must show certificate of spaying or neutering)
  • Kennel - four to 20 dogs - $25
  • Kennel - 21 to 50 dogs - $35

Get more information about dog licenses 

Where to get a dog license 


This information is provided by Chesterfield County, Virginia, a FIRST CHOICE community