Time to license your dog for 2020



                Pursuant to M.G. L. Chapter 140, § 137 & the Town of Swampscott’s General Bylaw Article V, Section 15, license is hereby issued to the person named below to keep their dog(s) herein described for the calendar year of 2020.  Said dog(s) are numbered and registered as required by law and the required fee is paid.  The Town Clerk’s Office must, by law, have a copy of proof of rabies prior to licensing.



•  Go to swampscottma.gov, Click on “Online Payments” then “Click Here to Make an Online Payment”, Select “Dog License”.  You will need to create an account and pay your fee online.  You will be able to upload a current rabies certificate. Your dog tag(s) will be mailed to you as soon as your payment is processed (takes a day or two), provided a current proof of rabies is on file.  There is a convenience fee:  e-Check $0.50, Credit or Debit 2.95% min $1.00.


New or renewed dogs licensed last year, mail all of the following:

            •  This completed form.   •  Check made payable to the “Town of Swampscott”.   •  SASE.     •  Copy of your dog’s rabies certificate (if not on file with the Town Clerk’s Office or rabies expired, please e-mail or call us to confirm if needed).   •  To the Town Clerk’s Office, 22 Monument Avenue, Swampscott, MA  01907.

                 *Please Write Dog Licensing on outside of envelope*  *Dog Licensing & Pooch Pass purchases can be mailed back to the Town Clerk’s Office in the same SASE envelope**


Bring the completed application to the Town Clerk’s Office with proof of rabies (if not on file with the Town Clerk’s Office or rabies expired).  Only Cash or Check payments are accepted.

2020 License Fees:Unaltered dogs:        $25.00                         Spayed or Neutered dogs:    $10.00                                              Kennel License:  $50.00 (more than 3 dogs-contact T.C. Office)

*Please license your dog by February 29, 2020 to avoid a late fee*


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