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All Cats/Dogs over 5 months old must be licensed in the City of Federal Way, licensing requires a current rabies vaccination. See City Ordinance Chapter 9.09.010(2).

Pet licensing can be completed On-line, mail-in applications are available at the Federal Way Police Department lobby, your local pet store or local veterinarian office; in person application at the Federal Way Police Department, 33325 8th Ave. S., Federal Way, WA 98003 (Monday through Friday 8am until 5pm).

On-line Form

Print Pet License Form

Licensing Fees:

Altered Cat $20 New Multi-year Option and Save! : 2 yr $35 or 3yr $50
Altered Dog $25 New Multi-year Option and Save! : 2 yr $45 or 3yr $65
Unaltered Cat $60
Unaltered Dog $60
Replacement Tag $2
Permanent License Free

Who is eligible for Free “Permanent License”?

  • Owners who are permanently disabled as defined in FWRC 9.09.010.
  • All Pets must be spayed or neutered.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call animal services at 253.835.PETS (7387).