Pet Licensing

Pet Licensing is required in Mountlake Terrace. A lost pet wearing a current tag greatly increases the chance of the pet being returned to you.


  • All DOGS and CATS 3 Months of age and over must be licensed and must wear their tag.
  • Owners have 30 Days to obtain a license for pets that are new to the City.
  • Tags are annual and must be renewed on January 1st each year.


  • Unaltered Pets $31.00
  • Altered Pets  $15.50
  • Senior Discount  $8.50, applies to Altered Pets Only

Obtaining and Renewing

  • NEW licenses must be purchased in person at the Mountlake Terrace Police Department, 5906 232nd Street SW, or at PAWS.
  • Licenses may be RENEWED in person or by mail. The tag number MUST be included.
Mountlake Terrace Police badge
Black Lab Photo for animal licensing