Licensing your dog is easy to do!

By Mail: to Town Clerks Office, 2 Renshaw Road, Darien, CT  06820
include: application, current rabies certificate, self-addressed stamped envelope & check
made payable to Town of Darien

In Person:  Town Clerks Office Room 101 - application, bring current rabies certificate, payment in cash or 
check made payable to town of Darien.

Fee Schedule for new dogs & renewals in June: 
           Male/Female $19
           Neutered Male $8
           Spayed Female $8
                 Late Fee Schedule - for dog renewals after June

Guide Dogs:  Any blind, deaf or mobility impaired person who is owner or keeper of a dog trained to guide and assist them shall receive  a license and tag for such dog, and no fee shall be charged.  Also, dogs between 6 months and 1 year of age, placed for training as guide dogs, shall also receive a license and tag at no fee, provided satisfactory evidence is presented that the dog was placed by an organization which supplies such guide dogs. [22-345].


Dog Licensing Facts - (Legal Notice)

  • Dog licenses in effect July 1 thru June 30.
  • All dogs over 6 months must be licensed.
  • Renewals on sale beginning June 1 & must be procured by June 30 of each year.
  • Late charge is $1 for each month late.
    ** Late Fee Schedule  **
  • A current rabies certificate must be presented to get a license.
  • Applications for dogs that have not previously been registered in Darien can be found here

Click here for Darien Parks & Recreation Dog Policy.   

Click here for Ordinance on Control of Dogs in Public Places