Due to COVID 19, dog licenses can be renewed either by:

  1. mailing the renewal to: Town Clerk Office, 2 Renshaw Road, Darien, CT  06820
  2. dropping off the renewal in the In-Box at the gymnasium entrance.

Checks should be made payable to: Town of Darien.

Be sure to include a current rabies certificate if the expiration date on the front of your renewal card is past due.

Licenses renewed after Friday, July 31, 2020 will incur a $1 late fee per month.

New dogs can be registered as stated above.  Scroll down for link to the application.


Licensing your dog is easy to do!

By Mail: to Town Clerks Office, 2 Renshaw Road, Darien, CT  06820
include: application, current rabies certificate, self-addressed stamped envelope & check
made payable to Town of Darien

In Person:  Town Clerks Office Room 101 - application, bring current rabies certificate, payment in cash or 
check made payable to town of Darien.

Fee Schedule for new dogs & renewals in June: 
           Male/Female $19
           Neutered Male $8
           Spayed Female $8
             Late Fee Schedule - for dog renewals after June


Dog Licensing Facts - (Legal Notice)

  • Dog licenses in effect July 1 thru June 30.
  • All dogs over 6 months must be licensed.
  • Renewals on sale beginning June 1 & must be procured by June 30 of each year.
  • Late charge is $1 for each month late.
    ** Late Fee Schedule  **
  • A current rabies certificate must be presented to get a license.
  • Applications for dogs that have not previously been registered in Darien can be found here

Click here for rules & regulations for dogs in parks - Sec 42-R29-b.  

Click here for Ordinance on Control of Dogs in Public Places