Dog License

As required by State law, all dogs residing in the City of Portsmouth must be licensed. You will receive a license certificate and a small numbered tag to be placed on the dog collar for assistance in the case your dog is lost.

Dog Licenses for 2020 are currently due.  Beginning June 1st, a $1.00 per month late fee will be assessed.

Instructions to RENEW your dog license:

  • Click here to renew your dog license through the City’s online portal.

Instructions to obtain a NEW dog license:

  • Print the application to complete.
  • Please make sure all information is complete and legible.
  • Enclose a check or money order made payable to the City of Portsmouth.
  • Include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of the certificate and tag.
  • Mail your request to: OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK, 1 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801


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