Animal Licensing

Animal licensing supports the cost of animal control within the City of Boise. 

Licensing Fees
  • Regular License (Dog over one year of age) | $55.00 
  • Regular License  (Dog under one year of age and not spayed or neutered) | $28.50
  • Spay/Neutered License (Proof required) | $21.75 
  • Senior Citizen License (Dog owner 65 years or older and dog spayed or neutered) | $11.25  

New Application

The City of Boise has recently launched a new online licensing system that allows you to apply for your license online. First time users of this system will be required to set up an account.

Before applying, please have the following ready: 

  • A copy of the dog's spay/neuter papers to qualify for the discount (if applicable).
  • Proof of owner's age (i.e. driver's license) to qualify for the senior discount (if applicable).

Apply Online

  1. Login here. If you are a first time user you will need to create an account
  2. After logging in, click "APPLY > LICENSE" in the top menu bar.
    • Review and accept the online disclaimer.
    • Select the Animal License Application from the menu and apply.

For questions or additional information on the new system, please visit the Permitting & Licensing FAQ's.


If you need to renew your dog license, please mail in the coupon with your payment, or renew online by following the instructions below.

STEP 1: Set Up Account in New Online System

  • In order to renew your license online in our new system, we need you to set up a system account. Click here to set up your account.
  • Login here to the new online permitting and licensing system with the account you set up in step 1.
  • After logging in, type in the “Record #” found on your License Renewal form in the “search records” box on the right hand screen.
  • Navigate to the Fees tab and select pay fees.

STEP 2: Pay Renewal Fee*

*Please note, if you have moved, and/or if your information has changed, contact us at (208)-972-8150 or email so we can update this information.

Other Licensing Locations 

You can also choose to apply for your animal license in person. Licenses are issued at Boise City Hall, 150 North Capitol Blvd and at a number of neighborhood locations throughout the city.

Office of the City Clerk 150 N. Capitol Blvd. (208) 972-8150
Ada Veterinary Hospital 4204 W. Overland Rd. (208) 344-5900
Bench Animal Hospital 5302 Franklin Rd. (208) 345-6771
Companions Animal Hospital 2802 Broadway (208) 389-9111
Critter Clinic 10546 W. Ustick Rd. (208) 323-1210
Eastgate Pet Clinic 626 E. Boise Ave. (208) 336-3278
Ewing Animal Hospital 2318 N. 36th St. (208) 342-5551
Idaho Humane Society 4833 Dorman (208) 342-3508
Mountain View Animal Hospital 3435 N. Cole Rd. (208) 375-0251
Northwest Animal Hospital 7107 Fairview Ave. (208) 375-2700
Orchard Animal Clinic 110 N. Orchard St. (208) 376-4433
Vista Animal Hospital 1985 Vista Ave. (208) 343-3711