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Dog Licensing


The following dog licences are available from Cork City Council, to any person over 16 years of age.

Annual Dog Licence:  €20.00.  It lasts one year and is non-transferable.

Lifetime Dog Licence:  €140.00, covering the entire lifespan of the dog, however short or long that might be.  It is non-transferable. 

Group Dog Licence:  €400.00, for packs of dogs numbering 20 or more.  The licence lasts one year.  Note, dogs licensed under the Group Licence must be kennelled at the same address. 

Online Dog LIcensing

Online Dog Licensing:  To purchase any of the above licences online please click here:


If you have any queries with regard to dog licences please contact the Parks, Recreation & Sport Section at 021 4924731 / 4924333 or

Only dogs resident within the City of Cork should be registered on this online facility. 

Annual and Group Dog Licences are also available from all branches of An Post.

Cork City Council, Environment & Recreation Directorate, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork. 

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