Dog License

Dog running on the beach with its owner

Annual licenses are required for each canine you own over four months of age.  You can use the following registration form if you're going to visit the Town's Cashier to obtain the license in person, or if you're going to mail in a printed form.  (Remember:  Pet owners must also obtain a Dare County dog license, which requires payment of a separate fee.  Follow this link to Dare County's website for more information.)

Annual Registration Form for Kill Devil Hills dog licenses

Licenses renew in January of each year, and the cost of each individual Kill Devil Hills dog license is:

  • $5.00 per dog (if not spayed or neutered) 
  • $2.50 per dog (if spayed or neutered) 

Procedure for Obtaining a Kill Devil Hills Dog License

  1. Visit the Cashier Window on the second floor of the Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive, off Colington Road.  Please bring the following information: 
  • The completed registration form; 
  • Rabies certificate; 
  • Proof of spaying/neutering; 
  • Cash, credit card, check or money order for the application fee.

2.  Mail the following information to the Kill Devil Hills Finance Department, P.O. Box 1719, KDH, NC 27948

  • Completed registration form;
  • Copy of rabies certificate; 
  • Proof of spaying/neutering
  • Check or money order for the application fee; 
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) for the tag can be mailed to you.