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State Law requires all dogs over 3 months of age to be licensed, owners of unlicensed dogs are subject to fines up to $300.00.
Licenses are valid for the county in which the owner resides.
For additional dog license information, please contact the Revenue Office at (610) 829-6186, option 6
2023 Dog licenses may be purchased online, no application necessary ($2.00 convenience fee is collected by credit card processor).
To purchase an online dog license for 2023 (begins December 1, 2022), please click the link below:



You may also obtain an Annual or Lifetime dog license:
By mail or in person
(check or money order payable to County of Northampton, along with completed application)

Annual Regular & Senior, Lifetime, Duplicates, Transfers and Free Licenses
Northampton County Courthouse (IN PERSON OR MAIL )
Revenue Office, 2nd Floor, Room 2132
669 Washington St
Easton PA 18042


Annual Regular & Senior only
(No Lifetime licenses at this location. No credit card payments accepted at this location)
Northampton County Human Services Building (IN PERSON ONLY)
Revenue Office - 1st Floor
2801 Emrick Blvd
Bethlehem PA 18020

Annual Licenses
You must be 65 at the time of licensing to qualify for a senior license, if disabled Proof of disability is required. If your mailing address is a PO Box number, please include the actual street name so if your dog is lost it would be easier to reunite you with your pet. Annual Dog License Application.pdf

Lifetime Licenses (Available only at the Revenue Division Courthouse location)
Requires your pet to be micro chipped or tattooed. Permanent Identification Verification Form completed and signed by the veterinarian required. If getting a tattoo, you MUST obtain the tattoo number from the Treasurer's Office and return a completed and signed Permanent Identification Form to the Treasurer’s Office within 30 days of obtaining the tattoo number)
Lifetime Dog License Application.pdf
PA Permanent Verification Form.pdf


 Dog License fees

* - This amount does not include the $2.00 convenience fee collected by the credit card processor if ordering online.

Duplicate dog tags for damaged or misplaced tags - charge indicated above, request must include license number.
Transfer of dog between owners - charge indicated above along with written signed request from the owner who purchased the original tag.
Transfer in or out of Northampton County (owners address) - charge indicated above along with written signed request from the owner who purchased the original tag.

To report dog law violations, please contact the Dog Warden at (610) 253-6428


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