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Online Licensing

The easiest and preferred way for licensing your pet with Orange County Animal Services is to license online!  Whether this is a first-time license for your pet or a renewal, you can save time and money by licensing through our secure online licensing program.  Credit card numbers are encrypted in an SSL format and all payments are secure.  For more information, click on the privacy policy toward the bottom of this page.


If your pet is deceased or you have moved to another county, please contact us via email at  Please include your Person ID and the ID of the animal in question.


Please contact Animal Services at 919-942-7387, ext. 220 to review refundable issues and/or to make a refund request.  Please fax any spay/neuter verification (if requested) to 919-918-2393,


Effective October 1, 2012, any license that is paid more than 30 days after the due date will be subject to a $5 late fee.