Dog License

All dogs residing in the City of Portsmouth must be licensed as required by state law. You will receive a license certificate and a small numbered tag to be placed on the dog collar, which will help with your dog’s recovery if lost.


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