PET LICENSING CENTER
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The City of Burien requires pet owners to purchase a license annually* for all dogs and cats 6 months of age or older. The license period runs from July 1 through June 30. The fees are payable to the City of Burien:
$20 for altered pets ($10 after December 31st) "Proof Required"
$50 for unaltered pets. ($25 after December 31st)
$15 for residents 65 years and older (one-time fee for tag)
$5.00 lost tag replacement fee
*SPECIAL NOTE: Residents 65 years of age and older may obtain a special permanent license for the lifetime of their altered pet for a one time charge of $15. Proof of spay/neuter must be submitted.
Licenses are valid from July 1 until June 30. PLEASE NOTE - Burien issues one permanent tag per pet, which (if not in arrears) is good for the life of the pet it was issued to.
Purchase or renew pet licenses at:
- Burien City Hall, 400 SW 152nd St., Ste. 300,
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
- CARES, 909 SW 151st St.
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
You can also pick up an application form at:
- Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Avenue SW, 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday & 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday
Print a form online. Click application form
A licensed pet is a safer pet because it is more likely to be reunited with its family if lost.