Dog Licences

Renew Your Dog Licence Online

Credit card only.

In accordance with the City’s Animal Control Bylaw,  all dogs six (6) months old and over are required to have a licence. Licences must be renewed by February 1 of each year.

Dog Licensing Fees

Unneutered or Unspayed Dogs
Before Due Date: $80.00
After Due Date: $95.00

Neutered or Spayed Dogs*
Before Due Date: $32.00
After Due Date: $47.00

  • licences are free for seeing eye or hearing assistance dogs with satisfactory proof.
  • licences are free for new residents trading in a valid licence from another municipality.
  • Discounts are available for dogs that are acquired or spayed/neutered part way through the year, with valid documentation.

*Copy of neuter/spay certificate required for new applications.

Payment Options

Payments can be submitted online or by mail to the Tax Office as noted in the Contact information below. There is also a 24-hour drop box at City Hall (to the right of the main entrance facing Shaughnessy Street).

The City of Port Coquitlam accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Cheque
  • Credit Card (Visa, American Express or Mastercard)
  • To pay online without using a credit card, set up the City of Port Coquitlam as a payee in online banking. Search for Port Coquitlam, select the “Dogs” option, then input your account number. Most banks will also require the dog licence code (103) directly in front of the account number.

Dog Tags and Decals

New applicants: A dog tag will be issued upon receipt of payment.

Renewals: Your existing tag will remain valid for multiple years. You may request a replacement if your tag is lost or damaged.

Win Your Dog Licence for 2023

Between January 17, 2022, and February 1, 2022, win one of three 2023 dog licenses and City-branded swag by sharing a photo of your dog with us. Enter to win in one of two ways:
  • Upload your photo on Instagram using the hashtag #PoCoDoggo and tagging @CityofPoCo
  • Uploading your photo on Facebook and tagging the city @City Of Port Coquitlam and using the hashtag #PoCoDoggo
Share your photos on Instagram or Facebook now!


Tax Office
Tel 604.927.5425

Location and Mailing Address

1st Floor, City Hall
2580 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam BC  V3C 2A8

Business Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)