Dog & Cat Licenses

** All dogs five months of age or older must be licensed per state law. **
License Fees

Neutered Male     $11.00            Unaltered Male    $16.00

Spayed Female     $11.00           Unaltered Female   $16.00

The fee is one-half of the above amount if the dog or cat becomes five months of age after July 1 of the license year.  The license year commences on January 1 and ends on December 31.

You MUST provide a rabies vaccination certificate which includes the date, vaccine manufacturer and serial number of the current rabies vaccination before a license can be issued.

You also must provide evidence that the cat or dog is neutered or spayed.
A license CANNOT and WILL NOT be issued without this information!

You can obtain your license in a number of ways:

  1.  Mail-Send your rabies information and payment to us (317 South Main Street, Jefferson, WI ).  We will send you your license.
  2. Drop off payment and rabies information in the silver box outside our door (317 South Main Street).
  3. Send Rabies Information via email.  claire@jeffersonwis.com and pay online using www.officialpayments.com.  Please indicate that you have paid online.  
  4. In office.  Please refrain from this method if at all possible during the COVID 19 pandemic.  


A late fee of $10.00 is charged for every dog and/or cat whose owner who fails to obtain a license prior to April 1 of each year, or within 30 days of the time a licensable dog or cat is obtained or a dog/cat reaches licensable age.
A late fee is charged PER ANIMAL, not PER OWNER.  This is in accordance with Wisconsin State Statutes.

Need Help?

Jefferson City Hall: (920) 674-7700
Jefferson Chamber of Commerce: (920) 674-4511