Des Moines

Pet Licenses

Pet Licenses are required for all dogs and cats 6 months of age and older.

For questions about permit fees for service animals: email CityClerk@dmgov.org or call (515) 283-4209 (ext 3).

Before the license can be issued, you may be required to provide additional information such as proof of spayed/neutered animal or rabies vaccination.

Fee Structure

Fee Price
Spayed /Neutered To qualify for reduced fee, please provide proof of spay/neuter $15.00
Non-Spayed/Non-Neutered $35.00
Senior 65+ One dog and one cat per household $5.00
Dog Park Pass(Optional) $20.00

Online Pet Permit Request Form

(*) - denotes required field.

Request Information
Owner Information
(Owner 65 years and older)
Pet Information
# Name Type Gender Spay/Neuter Breed Colors Rabies Tag # Vac. Date Exp. Date Veterinary Name Veterinary Phone Number Park Pass Price $ Actions
  Total:                     Total: 0.00
Upload Rabies vaccination certificate/proof of spay or neuter

Upload a current rabies vaccination certificate and proof of spay or neuter, if applicable.

Electronic Signature