Dog License Application & Information

License Reminders

Dog licenses are due by JANUARY 1ST of each year.
The cost to license is $10.00 for spayed or neutered dogs, if the dog is not spayed or neutered the fee is $15.00.

Licenses are available at the Town Clerk’s office, by mail using this form or may be purchased online at

Follow all directions carefully as omitting the Rabies vaccination certificate or the self-addressed, stamped envelope will result in a delay in the licensing process.
Veterinarians may fax Rabies certificates to 978-572-1228.  Further, the State has imposed strict fines for unlicensed dogs.
Fines and fees are in addition to the license fee and are effective beginning FEBRUARY 1ST.
State fine for unlicensed dog(s): $50.00 per dog - Town of Newbury late fee: $10.00 per dog
New residents and newly purchased or adopted dogs are not subject to fines or late fees if licensed within 30 days. Dogs may be licensed as soon as they
receive a Rabies vaccine but must be licensed by 6 months of age.

If your pet is deceased or relocated, please notify the Town Clerks office at 978-465-0862 - Ext. 314 or 315, or

Town Clerk hours: Mon., Wed, Thurs. 8 AM to 4 PM and Tuesday 8 AM to 7 PM.