Dog Tags (Pet Licenses)

Individual lifetime dog licenses are issued by the Treasurer for $10. 

Buy Dog Tags Online


You may purchase your dog tags online by selecting "Renew a License" if you received a notice from the Treasurer.  (Please note that notices have been mailed) 

Lifetime License 


A current rabies certificate must be mailed along with $10 to:
  • Treasurer's Office
    P.O. Box 251
    Yorktown, VA 23690
Dogs four months and older must be vaccinated against rabies and licensed with York County. Tags will not be issued until a current rabies certificate is received.

Renew a Pet License


Presentation of a rabies certificate is not required if current vaccination is on file with the Treasurer.

Lost Dog Tag/Pet License


Duplicate Licenses are $1.

Kennel License


5 or more dogs constitutes operation of a kennel, which is only permitted in certain areas of the County and under certain circumstances set forth in the York County Zoning Ordinance.

If you need to request licenses for 5 or more dogs, please contact the Division of Development and Compliance at 757-890-3523 before purchasing. Requests must be accompanied by written authorization from Planning and Development Services and submitted to the Treasurer.

Kennel licenses may be obtained in the following increments:
  • Up to 10 dogs $15
  • 11 to 20 dogs $20
  • 21 to 30 dogs $25
  • 31 to 40 dogs $30
  • 41 to 50 dogs $35