Get Pet Registration Tags

New Pet Tag Options

Starting on July 15, pet owners will have the option to register for a pet tag that is valid for up to three years. Check out the new cost for two and three year tag options below.

Which pets need to get a tag?

We require registration tags if your pet:

  • Lives with you in Hillsborough County
  • Is 4 months of age or older
  • Is a dog, cat or ferret

You now have the option to register for a tag that is valid for up to 3 years.

Ways to get a tag

  • From a veterinarian - All veterinary clinics in Hillsborough County are required to make the County tag available at their location
  • In person at the Pet Resource Center. Visit the PRC at 440 N. Falkenburg Road in Tampa with your up-to-date rabies certificate
  • By mail. Mail in a copy of the rabies certificate your vet gives you along with a check (no cash please) made payable to BOCC to:
    • Pet Resource Center
      440 N. Falkenburg Rd.
      Tampa, FL 33619

Cost

Type Price
Spayed/Neutered Pet Tag  (1 year)
$20 ($5 for residents 62 and older) 
Spayed/Neutered Pet Tag (2 years)
$35 ($10 for residents 62 and older)
Spayed/Neutered Pet Tag (3 years)
$50 ($15 for residents 62 and older) 
Intact Pet Tag (1 year)
$40 ($25 for residents 62 and older)
Intact Pet Tag (2 years)  $75 ($40 for residents 62 and older) 
Intact Pet Tag (3 years)  $110 ($65 for residents 62 and older) 
Service Dog
See Request for Exemption Waiver 
Ferrets
$5
Replacement Tag
$5
 

Service dog fee exemption

Residents with service dogs can request registration tag fees to be waived. Residents requesting waived registration fees must fill out the Request for Waiver form and mail or drop off to Pet Resource Center, along with a copy of the service dog's current, official rabies certificate signed by a Florida veterinarian. Read more about service animals.

Renewing your pet registration tag

You must renew your pet's registration tag before its expiration to ensure records are up to date. To renew you will need the original tag receipt and/or pet's rabies certificate. Cost of tags are above.

You can renew your pet's tag two ways:

  1. In person at the PRC Tuesday through Sunday between 10 AM to 7 PM 
  2. By mail. Send copies of documents and a check payable to BOCC to the Pet Resource Center at 440 N. Falkenburg Road, Tampa, FL 33619. PRC will mail your new tag back to your home address once processed.

Updating pet registration tag information

You can update address, phone number or other information for your pet tag by doing one of the following:

  • Call Pet Resource Center at (813) 744-5660 between 8 AM and 5 PM, Tuesday through Sunday
  • Submit a request through At Your Service that includes your pet's tag information and updated information

Replacing a lost tag

You can replace a lost, active tag through PRC. To replace you will need the original tag receipt and/or pet's rabies certificate. The replacement fee is $5.

You can replace your pet's tag two ways:

  1. In person at the PRC Tuesday through Sunday between 10 AM to 7 PM
  2. By mail. Send copies of documents and a check payable to BOCC to the Pet Resource Center at 440 N. Falkenburg Road, Tampa, FL 33619. PRC will mail your new tag back to your home address once processed.