Dog License

Order your dog license online through City Hall systems, in person, or by mail order form.

In order to license your dog(s) you will need:

  • A copy of a valid rabies certificate and certificate of spaying/neutering.
  • A fee of $10 per dog for spayed or neutered.
  • A fee of $16 per dog for not spayed or neutered.

Renewing or Registering by Mail?

  1. Please print out the order form at the bottom of the page and fill it out completely.
  2. Include a check payable to the Town of Rockport. plus an additional $1 processing and mailing fee is required.
  3. Once received, your dog tags will be mailed to you.

Renewing or Registering In-Person?

  1. Great! We love visitors especially if they bring their furry friends.
  2. Bring your Order Form along with an up to date rabies and spay/neuter documentation (if it has expired)
  3. Cash or Check is accepted.
  4. We will issue you your tag in the office. Hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Thu from 8 am to 4 pm, Tuesday 8 am to 6 pm, and Friday 8 am to 1 pm.

Massachusetts General Law (Chapter 140, Section 137) requires that all dogs six months of age or older be licensed. All dogs must be licensed by May 1 of each year. A $5 late fee will be applied for each month after the due date.