Where do I get a dog license?

You can obtain a dog license at several county businesses, or by mail.


To obtain a dog license by mail:

  • Print and complete a Dog License Application (PDF). View a Sample Form (DOC).
  • Include the completed license application, a copy of the rabies certificate, proof that the dog has been spayed/neutered (if applicable) and check or money order payable to Treasurer, Chesterfield County.
  • Mail to:
    Treasurer’s Office
    P.O. Box 70
    Chesterfield, Virginia 23832
    Attention: Dog Licenses

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1. How do I adopt an animal?
2. Do I need a dog license?
3. What will I need to purchase a dog license?
4. How much does a dog license cost, and when is it due?
5. Where do I get a dog license?
6. How do I report a lost pet?
7. How do I report a found pet?
8. How do I report animal cruelty or neglect?
9. How many dogs can you have in Chesterfield?
10. What is Chesterfield County’s leash law?